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Der Deutsche Olympische Sportbund verleiht mit der Commerzbank das "Grüne Band für vorbildliche Talentförderung im Verein". (Foto: DOSB)
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TSZ Stuttgart-Feuerbach awarded „Das grüne Band“

"Das grüne Band" (the green ribbon) is an award to honour exemplary, sustainable and consequent youth development work with a prize of €5.000 each. The award winning clubs come from 16 states and represent 30 different sports. Most of the winners are from the state Baden-Württemberg, followed by Bavaria, Thuringia and Saxony. The Tanzsportzentrum Stuttgart-Feuerbach from the DTV is ...

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Mihai and Karst split

Ovidiu Mihai and Lisa Karst (TSC Schwarz-Gold Saarbrücken) have announced the end of their partnership. Ovidiu has returned to Romania, his future professional and dance career has not yet been decided. Lisa is searching for a new partner, preferably for 10 dances. Ovidiu and Lisa were member of the D/C national team standard.

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Markus und Stephanie Grebe (Foto: Robert Panther)
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Grebes win WDSF Open Senior II Latin

In the early morning 32 couples of Seniors II Latin started their competition. In a field with top-class couples, the recent winners of the German Cup Markus and Stephanie Grebe (TSC Rot Weiss Lorsch Bergstraße) dominated the field and won the WDSF Open Seniors II Latin. They were placed first in all five dances. Michael and Claudia Sawang from Weinheim were second, followed by Geor...

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Marius-Andrei Balan/Nina Bezzubova (Foto: Volker Hey)
Federation

Third dC gold medal for Balan / Bezzubova

11th DanceComp Wuppertal

122 couples started the world ranking competition in the early afternoon, at around 21.00 the six finalists were accounced. Already in the first round they were calling for the attention of the judges and they fueled their performance with every round. Marius-Andrei Balan / Nina Bezzubova clearly won all five dances and took home their third dC gold medal. Second in all dances were ...

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Andreas Lippok/Karin-Eva Rode (Foto: sports-picture.net)
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Christian and Elena Bono new dC winners of Senior I

WDSF Open Senior I Standard

Four places in the WDSF Open Senior I Standard were vacant due to changes to other age groups of the couples. Four places for which 134 couples competed from 11.30. For the first time, Christian and Elena from Italy took the first place at the podium of the dC. From the first round on their performance was aimed to reach the final. The silver medal went to Bruno Petit/Estelle Rollin...

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Hans-Wolfgang Scheuer / Angelika Scheuer (Foto: sports-picture.net)
Federation

Another dC gold medal for Italy

Senior IV Standard

Having to go through four rounds and dancing in one heat from the semifinal on, the finalists of the Senior IV Standard had to proof their stamina. Two couples of that final come from Germany: Joachim and Gisela Goetze being placed sixth, Hans-Wolfgang and Angelika Scheuer on the fourth place by being placed third in the Viennese Waltz and the Quickstep. Giuseppe Iannazzi / Silvana ...

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Lars Erik Pastor / Ecaterina Petrova (Foto: sports-picture.net)
Federation

Win for Lars Erik Pastor / Ecatarina Petrova

WDSF Rising Star Latin

A contrast to the World Championship Professional Division Masterclass II Standard was the WDSF Rising Stars Latin competition with 93 couples representing 16 nations. Wonderful music carefully selected and played by Burkhard Hans created from the first round a great atmosphere for participants and the audience alike. Splendid winners were Lars Erik Pastor / Ecatarina Petrova ...

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Valentin und Renata Lusin (Foto: sports-picture.net)
Federation

Francesco Galuppo / Debora Pacini win World Open in Wuppertal

WDSF World Open Standard

Exactly the same number of couples like the year before danced the WDSF World Open Standard. 117 couples representing 24 nations danced for ranking lists points until the late night. Shortly before 03.00 the winner was found: Francesco Galuppo / Debora Pacini from Italy defeated for the first time the couple from Moldova. With 3:2 dances won, they were placed in front of Nikolay Dar...

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Bernd und Sandra Ketturkat (Foto: sports-picture.net)
Federation

dC gold medal for Alberto Belometti / Barbara Pini

WDSF Open Senior II Standard

The early bird competition of the second day of the danceComp was Senior II with 192 couples, starting at 08.30. With a delay of one hour, shortly after 17.00 the winner was found. The final was dominated by Italian couples from the top of the world ranking list. Alberto Belometti / Barbara Pini were winners. Vice World Champion Wilmer Righero / Manuela Traversi were placed second i...

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Andreas Hoffmann-Isabel Krüger (Foto: sports-picture.net)
Federation

Win for Finland

WDSF Open Senior I Latin

The first Latin final of the 11th dance Comp was danced by the couples of Senior I Latin. Accompanied by the applause of the audience six couples entered the floor through the "Red Carpet" of Wuppertal, by now famous in the whole dancing world. Winners of the competition with 46 couples were Timo Lindfors / Ekatherina Krutovskaya-Kauppinen from Finland. They won all five dances. W...

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