After three years of a successful partnership in the DTV Marek Bures/Anastasiia Iermolenko Khadjeh-Nouri have decided to make a change. They will continue their dancing career starting for the Czech Republic. The couple is looking forward to seeing their German fellows on international dance floors again. Both are thanking explicitly the DTV, their national federation, the TBW, and their club Astoria Stuttgart that all have contributed to the success of this couple.
In Vienna, Austria, important competition decisions were taken; special highlights were the World Championship in the freestyle section of the Latin-American dances and the World Championship 10-dance.
Zsolt Sandor Cseke/Malika Dzumaev left the floor as winner of the competition in Milan and – cheered by the whole Team 13 – were happy about the victory. Razvan Dumitrescu/Jacqueline Joos reached the final as well; they finished 4th. Lars Erik Pastor/Natalia Szypulska ranked 11th in the semi-final.
As part of the „Gloria Senior Open“, the Open World Championship Senior II Standard took place on October 15th, 2016 in Belek, Turkey
Patrick and Sabrina van der Meer were the only German couple that danced into a final in Helsinki, Finland. They finished 4th in the WDSF Senior II Standard competition. The award ceremony was accompanied by a fire alarm in the hotel, that was cleared shortly after as there had only been a disturbance in the car park.
It was a first for the German Championship Senior to be organized only in the afternoon. The reason was a foreseeable low number of participating couples.
107 couples were starting at noontime in Berlin. Already from the beginning it was clear that there would be a new title holder as the reigning champions of the German National Cup did not take part in the competition. Without a star Bernd Farwick/Petra Voosholz showed already with their first dance their ambitions to the title.
In the Hungarian Kistelek Horst and Patricia Beckmann were taking part in the Senior II Standard competition and finished 2nd. As the only German couple Holger and Birgit Staub participated in the Senior II Standard competition in the Estonian Tallinn and were given the 6th place there.
46 couples representing 20 countries danced in the Stadthalle Wetzlar on September 24th for the title of Under 21 World Champion 10 Dance. Out of them also ten couples representing Germany. In the national ranking, Michael Ziga / Victoria Sauerwald took the lead, unfortunately they only finished 23rd. After the first round the WDSF judging system 2.1. was used, twelve adjudicators were employed.
German couples dominated the World Championship Show Dance Standard by winning the Gold and the Silver Medal for Tanzsport Deutschland. At the World Championship Show Dance Latin, the fourth place went to the Germany.