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World Championship Latin in China: Germany on third and fourth place

In the Dujiangyan Feilong Sports Centre in Chengdu, China, 74 couples danced at the WDSF World Championship Latin, out of them also the German Champion and Vice Champion. Already around lunch time the President of the DTV Heidi Estler reported a well packed hall and a great atmosphere.

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Winner Maxim Stepanov/Ksenya Rybina (source: blitznicht.de)
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Stepanov / Rybina win Ranking List in Nuremberg

24 couples entered the Ranking List in Nuremberg, before the beginning of the competition 5 withdrew, so there were 19 couples competing on Sunday.

Peter Chen
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Successes at competitions in Croatia, Luxembourg and Romania

In Bertrage (Luxembourg), Novalja (Croatia) and Sibiu (Romania) various couples representing Tanzsport Germany successfully entered World Ranking List Competitions.

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Wolfgang and Gisela Friedrich (source: Renate Spantig)
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Wolfgang and Gisela Friedrich win 5th qualification competition of the „Leistungsstarke 66“ series

At the 5th qualification competition of the „Leistungsstarke 66“ series, 17 couples danced. According to the competition rules of this series, all couples danced two preliminary rounds. Following a semi-final with 14 couples, 6 couples were recalled into the final. By winning three dances (Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot), Wolfgang and Gisela Friedrich won the tight competition. Thomas Fischer / Doris Willenbruch were first in Viennese Waltz and Quickstep and were runners-up. The bronze medal went to

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Finalist of Senior II Standard in Nuremberg (source: blitznicht.de)
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Faustmann / Kley win Ranking List competition Senior II

77 couples danced in the TSC Rot-Gold-Casino Nürnberg. Out of them five finalists and five semifinalists of the last German Championship; The Ranking List Competition was danced interchanging with the Rising Star competition of Adults Latin which was offered by the club for the first time.

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Award ceremony Latin at the 7th King's Cup in Bangkok (Photo: private)
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German runners-up winning King´s Cup in Bangkok

The German runners-up couple in the Latin-American dances, Timur Imametdinov/Nina Bezzubova, have been winning the WDSF World Open Latin competition at the 7th King´s Cup in Bangkok (Thailand). The whole German delegation there were happy because of their good results.

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Finalists at the Styrian Open (Foto: Rhinow)
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Finalists at the Styrian Open

All German finalists at the World Ranking Competitions of the Styrian Open in Graz, Austria, were happy about their results and the great atmosphere there. They celebrated together as a team.

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Alexander Tyshchenko/Erika Matej (photo: Thomas Scherner)
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National Cup Amateur A Latin

Fan groups creating good vibes

Alexander Tyshchenko/Erika Matej are the names of the winner of the National Cup Amateur A Latin that took place in the Boston-Club Düsseldorf with 42 couples starting. The couple convinced the majority of the jury right from the beginning, won four of the five dances in the final and so put themselves at the top of a field in which couples from Kiel to Munich were dancing.

Sonja Schäufler
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Balan/Moshenska European runners-up

The result from the European Championship Latin in Rimini, Italy:

  1. Gabriele Goffredo/Anna Matus, Moldava
  2. Marius-Andrei Balan/Khrystyna Moshenska, SWC Pforzheim
  3. Armen Tsaturyan/Svetlana Gudyno, Russia
  4. Charles-Guillaume Schmitt/Elena Salikhova, France
  5. Timur Imametdinov/Nina Bezzubova, SWC Pforzheim
  6. Giacomo Lazzarini/Roberta Benedetti, Italy

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danceComp 2016 - day 3

Also from the third day of the danceComp various couples representing Germany were recalled into the final. The final of the World Open Latin competition with the win by Timur Imametdinov / Nina Bezzubova was the perfect conclusion of the three days in Wuppertal, where people were not only heated by the temperatures but also by the UEFA European Championship.

Peter Chen