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Jörg Gutmann/Isabel Matthes win in Noordhoek
Standard and Latin

Gutmann/Matthes win in Noordhoek

Results from the Netherlands

In the Dutch town Noordhoek a large WSDF tournament was carried out in a church! The couples reported a great atmosphere and excellent acoustic. Matching the location were the trophies: chandeliers. Jörg Gutmann/Isabel Matthes won the Seniors I tournament, Tobias and Erika Neugebauer came fourth and Christian and Veronika Schauer came seventh. In the Seniors II Standard, Peter and Meike Fröhlingsd...

Stephanie Krüger
Standard and Latin
Standard and Latin

WC Seniors II Standard Will Take Place

However: unclear where and when

The World Championships Seniors II Standard were supposed to take place on July 18th, 2015 in Spain. This date was cancelled because the location, a hotel, will be fully renovated and subsequently taken over by another hotel chain. The WSDF has already informed all member associations and asked for applications. An alternative in Spain is trying to be found, but so far without result. Which means:...

Stephanie Krüger
Standard and Latin
Standard and Latin

Twice Final Round in Castenaso

The WSDF International Open Latin tournament in Castenaso (Italy) was well staffed with 49 couples. Marek Bures / Anastasiia Khadjeh-Nouri (TSC Astoria Stuttgart) comfortably reached the final and came second in all dances. To the results Also in Italy Carten and Aleandra Petsch (Schwarz-Weiß-Club Pforzheim) danced in the WDSF Open Seniors Standard with eleven other couples. They reached the fin...

Stephanie Krüger
Standard and Latin

World Cup 10 Dance Goes to Estonia

26 countries had sent their couples to the World Cup Ten Dance in Wetzlar, Germany. So the finalists had to dance four rounds until the winner was found. The final was during the festive Leica competition, so the victor got a valuable camera besides the cup. The judgings were quite mixed, so the results among the first three places were obvious only at the very end. Konstantin Gorodilov / Dominika...

Kristina Scibor
Standard and Latin
Standard and Latin

Finals in Milano

There was a big offer of WDSF competitions on the Milano Open, were some German couples also took part. Especially the adult couples got good results, but also the Seniors Latin. A quick summary: Seniors II Latin: 17 couples, 2. Jörg and Alexandra Heberer Ten Dance Adult: 18 couples, 3. Mathias Kirkegaard / Katarina Bauer International Open Standard: 74 couples, 6 Erik Kem / Lisa Rykovski Inte...

Kristina Scibor
Standard and Latin
Standard and Latin

Results from Riga, Latvia

Shortly before christmas a lot of couples were dancing probably their last tournaments in 2014 at the world ranking tournaments in the Latvian capital. In the youth class latin Jan Janzen/Victoria Litinova finished 4th, at the World Open Latin tournament Evgeny Vinokurov/Christian Luft ranked 8th in the semi-final. Bernd and Sandra Ketturkat were happy about their victory at the Senior II Standard...

Sonja Schäufler
Standard and Latin
Standard and Latin

Novoselov/Schulz win in Bulgaria

WSDF International Open Standard

Firstly Salsomaggiore, then Ruse (Bulgaria) - at the second tournament on this weekend Anatoliy Novoselov/Tasja Schulz (Schwarz-Weiß-Club Pforzheim) reached the final again. In Ruse at the WDSF International Open Standard competition however they outscored the rivalry and won the tournament with all dances.

Sonja Schäufler
Standard and Latin
Standard and Latin

Three finalists in Hradec Kralove

Two DTV couples returned with results regarding the final from the WDSF Open tournament in the Czech Hradec Kralove: Norbert Jäger/Beate Christine Jäger-Eberhardt finished 4th at the Senior II Standard competition, Alexander and Barbara Valko 5th at the Senior III Standard tournament. Marius and Barbara Torka left the floor as winner of the Senior III Standard competition in Hradec Kralove. At the...

Sonja Schäufler
Standard and Latin
Standard and Latin

Dumitru Doga/Sarah Ertmer 4th at the World Championship 10-dance

Jan Janzen/Victoria Litinova 6th at the World Championship Youth 10-dance

In the arena in Riga a traditional choir inaugurated the evening event of the World Championship Adult and Youth 10-dance for which both German couples had qualified. The spectators were able to watch two fascinating competitions in the well-attended hall. Because of the nesting, the tournaments went in quick succession and the away fans had to be constantly in action. To the German fans' delight ...

Sonja Schäufler
Standard and Latin
Standard and Latin

Finalists in Platja d’Aro, Ankara and Riga - complemented

Much is arguing for this weekend to be another very successful one for the standard and latin couples of the German dance sport. From Platja d'Aro, Spain, the Saxonian Dance Classics in Dresden as well as from the Turkish and Latvian capitals we have received elated messages regarding the results: Mark Sali/Christina Gidikas in the Spanish Platja d'Aro reached the final at the Youth Latin competit...

Sonja Schäufler