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Janzen/Litvinova 7th in the World Championship 10-dance under 21

In the Latvian capital Riga 43 couples were taking part in the WDSF World Championship "under 21" over ten dances. The DTV was represented by Jan Janzen/Victoria Litvinova. They finished with the runners-up place seven.

Sonja Schäufler
Dominik Stöckl/Katharina Beiz again German Champion Youth Standard. (Foto: Robert Panther)
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Dominik Stöckl/Katharina Belz German Champions Youth Standard again

The third part of the "championships under 18", as the competition director Daniel Reichling mentioned, belonged to the Youth A class in the club of the TSC Brühl. In front of the elite of the German standard coaches 45 couples competed for the title. In a high quality final Dominik Stöckl/Katharina Belz got the title unchallenged with 30 of 35 ones just as last year, while Jan Janzen/Victoria Lit...

Sonja Schäufler
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Jan Janzen / Victoria Litvinova Third at the World Championships

With 68 couples competing, the WDSF World Champioships Youth Latin in Chisinau, Moldova, were quite well-staffed. Not only in terms of numbers but also in terms of performance these Youth World Championships were great. Jan Janzen / Victoria Litvinova reached the final and came in third. Mikael Tatarkin / Nicole Wirt reached rank 21 in the third round. The final results: 1. Vladislav Kolesnikov/An...

Kristina Scibor
Egor Ionel / Rita Schumichin won the German Cup Junior I B-Standard (Foto: Robert Panther)
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‚Old‘ lady, new gentleman

German Cup Junior I B-Standard

In the beautifully decorated dance hall of TSC Brühl, the German Cup Junior I B-Standard was held. 23 couples competed for the vacant title. Ambition as well as joy could be seen in the face of the competitors. They also enjoyed the picture campaign by the dtsj #dtsjBruehl2015. After three rounds, six couples were recalled into the final. By winning all dances, Egor Ionel / Rita S...

Peter Chen
Nikita and Elisabeth Yatsun defended their title as German Champion Junior II B-Standard (Foto: Robert Panther)
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Former and current champion

German Championship Junior II B-Standard

After the German Cup Junior I B-Standard, the first German Championship of that weekend started with a slight delay. 59 couples, 12 more than last year, wanted to take the first rank in the medals. Due to the high number of participants, 6 couples were granted a star and could enter the competition in the second round. Like on the previous competition, the way to the final went thro...

Peter Chen
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International competition successes – complemented

In the women sector in Switzerland Danil Tkachenko/Jasmina Knust became 2nd in the WDSF competition Children Standard and Latin. Maxim Stepanov/Ksenya Rybina also finished 2nd in the competition of the Amateurs S Latin. In the Dutch Steenwijk Sven Glass/Judith Holzwarth left the floor as winner of the Senior I Standard competition, Roland Tines/Heidrun Puskas finished 3rd. In the final of the Seni...

Sonja Schäufler
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World Championships Youth Standard: Both Couples in the quarter final

Janzen/Litvinova and Stöckl/Belz in Rimini

As part of the big event in Rimini, which lasted one week, the World Championships Youth Standard took place. Surprisingly, both couples only reached the quarter final. Their coaches and the national youth officer Sandra Bähr spoke in high terms of the two couples and would have expected better results. Jan Janzen/Victoria Litvinova reached place 21 and Dominik Stöckl/Katharina Belz place 22 of 66...

Kristina Scibor
Nikita and Elisabeth Yatsun (Foto: privat)
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Semi-final for Nikita and Elisabeth Yatsun

World Championship Juniors II Combination

35 couples were taking part in the World Championship Junior II 10-dance in Rimini, Italy. Germany was represented by Nikita and Elisabeth Yatsun from Neustadt. With a good attitude they clearly qualified for the semi-final. Both showed a good performance through all ten dances and finished with a 9th place. The title went to Danila Mazur/Anastasia Polonskaya from Russia in front of Alin-Andrei Be...

Sonja Schäufler
Grigorij Gelfond - Isabel Tinnis (Foto: sports-picture.net)
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Youth ahead

danceComp Rising Stars Standard

A clear victory for Yahor Boldysh / Polina Mineeva at the Rising Stars Standard competition. The young couple from Belarus were placed first in all dances in the final, maybe not really surprising, since they were sixth at the European Championship Youth. Two sum of places of 16 followed on the next two places. After skating, Giulio Petrilli / Ida Marszalek were slightly ahead. Grigorij Gelfond / Isabel Tinnis were second in two dances, but finished third in the end. Niklas Patt / Caterina

Peter Chen
Ankerstein_Barbu (Foto: Bob von Oik)
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Fabian Ardeiu / Manea Andreea Raluca win Rising Star Latin

WDSF Rising Star Latin

7 out of 76 was the latin final late Saturday evening, which was filled with excellence. Winning four dances and finishing first were Fabian Ardeiu / Manea Andreea Raluca, who were third at the World Championship Youth Latin. They lost the Paso Doble against their fellow competitors from Thailand, Shinawat Lerson / Krittaporn Manasuth, who finished second in all other dances. It was...

Peter Chen