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Zirm/Schwarz verteidigen DM-Titel (Foto: Volker Hey)
Federation

Zirm / Schwarz defend their title

German Championship Senior I S Standard

60 couples of Senior I S standard met in the city hall in Bielefeld to dance their German Championship. As part of the 800 year celebration of the city of Bielefeld, TC Metropol organized the championship with a ball and live music. Thorsten Zirm / Sonja Schwarz defended their title by winning four dances, followed by Andreas Lippok / Karin Eva Rode, who danced their first German ...

Peter Chen
Federation

Yatsuns new German Champions

Junior II B-Standard

Only 47 couples were dancing at the German Championship Junior II B Standard in Wetzlar. Therefore there were no exemptions and all couples had to dance from the first round. With their experience, Nikita and Elisabeth Yatsun placed themselves ahead of their fellow competitors. The seven judges did not agree on a single couple. Arseni Pavlov / Nicole Balski were runners-up after the...

Peter Chen
Federation

Daniila Sitovs / Rita Schumichin win German Cup Junior I Standard

In front of a full auditorium in the city hall of Wetzlar Daniila Sitvos / Rita Schumichin won the German Cup Junior I Standard by just missing one of the first places.  Efrem Kuzmichenko / Samira Hafez moved up to the runners-up position. Sven Rosanski / Anastasia Konor defended their third place from last year. For the following placings the markings differed a lot. In the end, Da...

Peter Chen
Kiril Ganopolsky/Kim Pätzug (Foto: www.goc-stuttgart.de)
Federation

Competition results from Poland and Finland

Besides the North European Championship and the World Championship Junior II 10 Dance, there were a lot of other international competitions on the same weekend. At the WDSF International Open Latin in Elblag, Poland, Kirill Ganopolsky / Kim Pätzug danced into the final and finished third. They were not only happy with their result but also with a well organized competition with a ni...

Peter Chen
Nikita und Elisabeth Yatsun bei der WM Junioren II Kombination (Foto: Anton Ganopolsky)
Federation

Yatsuns miss semifinal of World Championship Junior II 10 Dance

Nikita and Elisabeth Yatsun (TSC Saltatio Neustadt im TV 1860 Mußbach) represented Germany at the World Championship Junior II 10 Dance in Guadalajara, Spain. They finished 19 th out ot 30 couples representing 30 nations. Semen Khrzhanovskiy / Vitalina Bunina defended their title by winning all dances, followed by the couple from Romania. The bronze medal went to England. WM Jun...

Peter Chen
Federation

Andrea Leonhardt new Competitors‘ Speaker

New Competitors' Speaker in the DTV is Andrea Leonhardt. She is 51 years old, married to Oliver Leonhardt and is dancing with her husband in Senior II S Standard. As youth director she is part of the board of directors of the Schwarz-Weiß-Club Pforzheim and is also responsible for all competition couples of the club. About her new function she said:"As Competitors' Speaker I first o...

Peter Chen
Federation
Federation

Results from Luxemburg

In the WDSF competitions in Luxemburg which were organized for three days, many German couples were competing. Dumitru Doga / Sarah Ertmer won the 10 Dance competition. Grigorij Gelfond / Isabel Tinnis danced into the final of the Rising Stars Standard and finished sixth. There were three German couples in the Youth Standard: Lukas Gandor / Veronika Bauer (3 rd), Florian Schell / ...

Peter Chen
Federation
Federation

European Championship Youth Standard

Dominik Stöckl/Katharina Belz and Jan Janzen/Viktoria Litvinova were representing in Germany in Brasov Romania. After a trip of more than 20 hours due to a missed connection flight, these two couples entered the floor with 46 other couples. Both danced into the third round. In an event of very high standard, Jan and Viktoria were placed 18 th/19 th and Dominik and Katharina 21 ...

Peter Chen
Federation
Federation

Niklas Patt / Janina Pempe split

Niklas Patt and Janina Pempe (TSK St. Augustin) accounced their split due to personal reasons. They would like to thank everyone who supported them during their career - besides the club and the federations TNW and DTV, especially their teachers Oliver Rehder, Christa Fenn as well as Martin and Marion Schurz. They were part of the national team C/D Standard. Niklas is now going to f...

Peter Chen
Federation

Highest honours for Bickers

National Sports Director Michael Eichert accepted the invitation by the TanzSportClub Rödermark on 26 August to honour five time world champions Heinz-Josef and Aurelia Bickers. He praised the results of this exceptional couple and pointed out how difficult it was to win a world title for five consecutive times. "Younger couples are coming in all the time and on July 5 th during t...

Peter Chen