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dance Comp Award 2014 (Foto: sports-picture.net)
Federation

OWT Award to Ralf Müller and Olga Müller-Omeltchenko

DanceComp Wuppertal

Visibly moved Ralf Müller and Olga Müller-Omeltchenko received the OWT award by the last years' winner Horst Beer. The laudation by the president of the dance sport federation from North Rhine-Westphalia Norbert Jung pointed out the numerous successes of this exceptional couple who during their long and outstanding career as active high-class dancers and teachers inspired many dance...

Peter Chen
Wolfgang Walter / Ilse von Beyer (Foto: sports-picture.net)
Federation

Last years‘ winner win again

WDSF Senior III Standard

At 15.00 sharp WDSF Senior III Standard competition began and opened the 11 th danceComp in Wuppertal. The 128 couples captured the audience albeit the simultaneously played soccer game of the German team due to the hard-fought places in the final. In the final Jari Redsven / Anne Redsven stood out clearly from the rest of the final. Still fresh and without any ...

Peter Chen
Eric Kem/Lisy Rykowski (Foto: sports-picture.net)
Federation

Victory at the Rising Star for Kem/Rykovski

WDSF Open Rising Star Standard

The third final of the first danceComp evening in Wuppertal was selected ouf of the 66 participating couples at the WDSF Open Rising Star Standard. Shortly before midnight the joy was overwhelming with the finalists: Eric Kem/Lisy Rykowski (Tanzsportclub Dortmund) was announced first by winning four dances. The second was went to Artem Martynov/Anna Shevliakova representing Russia, ...

Peter Chen
Federation
Federation

DTV office and Tanzwelt publishing house relocate

The DTV office has temporarily moved to Neu-Isenburg. Phone numbers (area code Frankfurt am Main and phone extensions), e-mail addresses and the postal address remain the same. For small parcels, packets and visitors the address is the following: Deutscher Tanzsportverband e.V. / Tanzwelt Verlag GmbH Siemensstraße 12A 63263 Neu-Isenburg

Peter Chen
Federation

Heinz-Josef and Aurelia Bickers win in San Bonifacio

At the first Trofeo Low Cost Lago di Garda in San Bonifacio (Verona), Aurelia and Heinz-Josef Bickers were winners at the Professionals Masterclass 2 Standard competition. One week before their world championship the defending champions are in a good shape already and were placed first in all dances in front of the Italian vice champions in this age group, Angelo Buzzi / Alessandr...

Peter Chen
Federation
Federation

Successes in Alassio

A lot of DTV couples were successful at the WDSF competitions in Alassio, Italy: In Juvenile II Latin Danil Tkachenko / Jasmina Knust and Maik Zimmer / Adeline Kastalion made it a double win for Germany. In Juniors II Latin Claudiu Ana / Vanessa Goryayeva were fifth in the final, missing final with the unlucky 7 th position were Shon Burshteyn / Mishel Krys. In the competition of ...

Peter Chen
Michael Wendt ist neuer IDO-Präsident. TAF-Präsident Ralf Josat gratuliert. (Foto: privat)
Federation

Michael Wendt elected president of the IDO (International Dance Organization)

During the AGM (Annual General Meeting) on 26 and 27 June in Prague, Czech Republic, the delegates of the IDO (International Dance Organization) elected Michael Wendt in an unanimous vote their fourth president since their foundation in 1981. His predecessor from Norway, Jörn Storbraten, had to resign due to personal reasons and he congratulated to and confirmed the good decis...

Peter Chen
Marek Bures und Anastasiia Khadej-Nouri (Foto: privat)
Federation

German couples in the final in Czech Republic

WDSF International Open in Olomouc

29 couples danced at the WDSF International Open Latin competition in Olomouc (Czech Republic). Marek Bures / Anastasiia Khadjeh-Nouri   (TSC Astoria Stuttgart) danced into the final and were placed 2nd. 38 couples danced at the WDSF International Open Standard competition. Daniel Radu / Anne Weber (Braunschweiger TSC) danced into the semifinal and were placed 7 ...

Peter Chen
Federation
Federation

Sauers win in Vienna

A lot of DTV couples at WDSF competitions

"We are very happy", wrote Meik and Bianca Sauer from the Austrian capital. They won the WDSF Senior I Latin competition there. Andreas Hoffmann / Isabel Krüger were fourth, Rolf-Andreas Laubert / Jeannette Seydich fifth and Martin Hötting / Freia Schwertfeger sixth. In the Senior II Latin Achim Hobl / Kerstin Hahn were runners-up, Harald and Anja Dormann finished fifth. Thorste...

Peter Chen
Federation
Federation

WDSF World Open Latin in Sofia

57 couples were dancing in the WDSF World Open Latin competition in Sofia (Bulgaria). Marek Bures / Anastasiia Khadjeh-Nouri (TSC Astoria Stuttgart) were dancing into the semifinal. In the end they have missed the final by only two marks and were placed 7 th. 

Peter Chen