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Nikita und Elisabeth Yatsun. (Foto: Peter Schmitz)
Youth

Nikita and Elisabeth Yatsun clear winners of Junior Standard

With only 31 couples the Ranking List Competition Junior Standard, only four to five couples had to dance in one heat and therefore had a lot of place on their floor, while the neighbouring floor of Senior II was pretty packed, despite the doubled amount of space. As expected, Nikita and Elisabeth Yatsun were well ahead of their competitors and only dropped few first places to the r...

Peter Chen
Youth

Mikael Tatarkin / Nicole Wirt win Youth Latin

Followed by the three Ranking List Standard Competitions in the afternoon, the Latin couples excited the crowds in the Eissporthalle Frankfurt in the evening. 74 couples of the Ranking List Youth Latin were enthusiastically cheered for. Even during the final in the late evening, the atmosphere was still great. All couples soaked that in and all showed a great performance. German C...

Peter Chen
Youth

Clear win for Stöckl / Belz in Youth Standard

This year, the Youth A 10 Dance couples could sleep one hour longer before coming to Hessen tanzt. They opened their Standard competition next to the first round of the other competitions. Due to the closed marking system, the audience couldn't see how close the placings were. Dominik Stöckl / Katharina Belz (Tanzsportzentrum Stuttgart-Feuerbach) danced their second final at Hessen ...

Peter Chen
Nikita und Elisabeth Yatsun. (Foto: Peter Schmitz)
Youth

Second win for Nikita and Elisabeth Yatsun

Hessen tanzt – Ranking list Junior Latin

Nikita and Elisabeth Yatsun gave another proof of their currently outstanding position by another victory. The ranking list Junior Latin was their third ranking list competition at the Hessen tanzt competition weekend. The second place went to Steven Korn / Katrin Domme, thus repeating the double victory for the couples representing Neustadt from their German Championship. Also the ...

Peter Chen
Youth
Youth

Finale in Lasko, Slovenia

In Lasko, Slovenia, German couples competed successfully at the international competitions. Clausiu Ana/Michelle Nazarenus won the Juniors II Latin competition, his brother Dragos Ana together with Darya Gerenchuk came third in the Youth competition. Marc Becker/Nicole Giersbeck came sixth in the Seniors I Latin competition.

Kristina Scibor
Youth
Youth

Results from Italy and Russia

Several German couples took part in the WDSF tournaments in Valeggio Sul Mincio close to Verona. Dominik Fenster/Kristina Scibor reached the eighth place in the semi-final of the Rising Star tournament Standard. In the youth Latin tournament Shon Bursteyn/Christina Gidikas not only reached the final but the third place on the podium. In the Rising Stars Latin tournament Alexander Horn/Valeria Jäge...

Stephanie Krüger
Best German couple: Nikita and Elisabeth Yatsun
Youth

SuDaFe – WDSF Junior II Standard

Final without German participation

As the victory went to England the day before, Glenn-Richard Boyce/Kayleigh Andrews also went for the victory in the standard section of the Junior II B class. They dominated the competition and only conceded few ones to their rivals. In the final, that took place without German participation, next to two Lettish couples there were dancing each one couple from Lithuania, Denmark and the Czech Rebp...

Sonja Schäufler
Tatarkin/Wirt won WDSF ranking competition in Berlin
Youth

SuDaFe – WDSF Youth Latin

Victory for Tatarkin/Wirt

62 couples were taking part at 9 a.m. in the WDSF competition Youth A Latin, seven couples from four different nations were dancing in the final. Mikael Tatarkin/Nicole Wirt (Germany), last year 3rd, only had to concede the paso doble and got the victory. Place two and three was given to two Polish couples. Danila Telpukhovskiy/Oliwia Popek had an exciting duel with Daniel Schmuck/Veronika Obholz ...

Sonja Schäufler
The winner come from England: Glenn-Richard Boyce/Kayleigh Andrews
Youth

SuDaFe – WDSF Junior II Latin

Three German couples in the final

The competition of the Junior II B Latin class started in the afternoon with 71 couples, eleven more than last year. Here the victory went clearly to the English couple Glenn-Richard Boye/Kayleigh Andrews, who only had to concede the cha-cha to the later 3rd placed couple Ej Giovanni Cena/Enrica Di Maria. The siblings Yatsun this year could improve their result for one podium place. After the paso...

Sonja Schäufler
2nd place for Dominik Stöckl/Katharina Belz
Youth

SuDaFe – WDSF Youth Standard

Dominik Stöckl/Katharina Belz defending silver medal

51 couples took part in the first competition of the 17th Summer Dance Festival on Saturday morning. In the final six nations were represented. Two of them, Dominik Stöckl/Katharina Belz and Lauris Paegle/Jelizaveta Rukosujeva, had already been in the last years final. For Mateusz Brzozowski/Justiyna Mozdzonek (Poland) ist was a clear decision by winning all dances. As last year Dominik Stöckl/Kat...

Sonja Schäufler