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Marius-Andrei Balan / Nina Bezzubova (Foto: Thomas Wilczek - Archiv)
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Grand Slam in Hongkong

Standard and Latin

73 couples were dancing at the WDSF Grand Slam Latin competition in Hong Kong. Marius-Andrei Balan / Nina Bezzubova (Schwarz-Weiß-Club Pforzheim) danced in the final and finished fourth. Pavel Pasechnik / Marta Arndt (TSC Astoria Karlsruhe) were placed 8th in the semifinal. Final: 1. Aniello Langella / Khrystyna Moshenska, Italy (195,59) 2. Gabriele Goffrede / Anna Matus, Moldova (...

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Valentin Lusin und Renata Busheeva haben geheiratet. (Foto: privat)
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Valentin Lusin and Renata Busheeva married

Valentin Lusin and Renata Busheeva are a couple not only on floor since a many years. The 10 Dance couple who is part of the National A Team not only shares their love for dancing. The marriage of the two from Düsseldorf took place Jüchen on the Dyck castle.   Valentin and Renata celebrated there with their family and friends. Renata has taken her husbands' name Lusin. Tan...

Peter Chen
Federation
Federation

Michael and Beate Lindner are German National Champion Senior II Standard

109 couples were competing in Elmshorn for the title of the German National Champion 2014. Changes in the age groups, couples having turned professionals as well as couples withdrawing due to illnesses made the competition exciting from the very beginning. At the end only three couples of last years' final were called back to the final. One couple danced the whole competition without any pressure...

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Gergely Darabos/Stefanie Werner
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Seniors 10 Dance – for the first time Senior I and Senior II

Senior I 10 Dance 1. Gergely Darabos/Stefanie Werner, btc Grün-Gold der TiB Berlin (23) 2. Julian Heubeck/Brigitte Heubeck, TSC Savoy München (24) 3. Dirk Regitz/Fabienne Regitz, TSA d. TSG 1862 Weinheim (30) 4. Jörg Gutmann/Dr. Isabel Matthes, TC Rot-Weiss Casino Mainz (30) 5. Martin Lutz/Sabine Meusel, 1. TSC Frankfurt/Oder (44) 6. Rolf Pernat/Iris Pernat, TSC Melodie Saarloui...

Peter Chen
Federation
Federation

Further successes in Mégève

An outstanding performance and victory by Dumitru Doga/Sarah Ertmer at the WDSF Open 10 Dance competition in Mégève France, who dominated the field of Adults 10 dance. Andreas Lippok/Karin-Eva Rode were third at the Senior I Standard competition. At the WDSF World Open Latin 56 couples were dancing. In a semi-final of 13 couples, Evgeny Vinokurov/Christina Luft were placed 10 th. ...

Peter Chen
Federation
Federation

Successes in Mikolajki and Mégève

"We have been placed first in the WDSF Open Youth Latin competition" wrote Nikita Schneider/Jacquline Joos by SMS about their success in Mikolajki (Poland) and you can easily imagine their smile. 21 couples were competing. Anatoliy Novolesov/Tasja Schulz (Schwarz-Weiß-Club Pforzheim) also danced in Mikoljki and were placed 2 nd at the WDSF International Standard competition....

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Jan Janzen/Victoria Litvinova (Foto: Volker Hey)
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Janzen/Litvinova German Youth 10 Dance Champion

32 couples at the German Youth 10 Dance Championship

The German Youth 10 Dance Championship was a test for the stamina of the couples. 32 danced in the first round, 18 couples in the quarterfinal, 13 couples in the semifinal and finally 6 couples qualified for the final. Dominik Stöckl/Katharina Belz won all five dances in Standard, but were placed 6 th in all Latin dances. Jan Janzen/Victoria Litvinova were second in Standard but w...

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Boris Exeler, Sandra Bähr, Jürgen Lobert (Foto: Daniel Reichling)
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Sandra Bähr elected new National Youth Director

General Assemby of German Dancesport Youth representatives

Due to professional reasons Boris Exeler is unable to run for re-election after 10 years. Sandra Bähr (TNW) was elected with 667 out of 698 votes.

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Daniel Radu, Anne Weber, Tasja Schulz, Anatoliy Novoselov (Foto: Privat)
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Final in Paris

WDSF International Open Standard and Latin

Great news from Paris-Evry: At the WDSF International Open Standard competition, two German couples reached the final. Anatoliy Novoselov/Tasja Schulz finished fourth, followed by Daniel Radu/Anne Weber in the fifth place. In Tango Radu/Weber were placed third, in Viennese Waltz the third place went to Novoselov/Schulz. At the WDSF International Open Latin Sergiu Maruster/Alin...

Peter Chen
Federation
Federation

Balan/Bezzubova fourth at the European

European Latin Championship in Aarhus, Denmark

In Aarhus, Denmark, the WDSF European Latin Championship took place. Pavel Pasechnik/Marta Arndt were 11 th in the semifinal, but should have been placed higher according to the accompanying delegation of the DTV. For Marius-Andrei Balan/Nina Bezzubova, the final was no question. In the end, they finished fourth. As expected, winners were current world champions Nino Langella/Khry...

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