In Helsinki, Finland, several world ranking tournaments took place, amongst these also the newly introduced North-European Championships Standard and Latin.
Jan Dvoracek/Malika Dzumaev reached the final in Latin and the 3rd place on the podium. Valentin and Renata Lusin barely missed the final in Standard and reached seventh place.
In the Youth Latin tournament three DTV couples were in the final: Jan Janzen/Victoria Litvinova came second and therefore Vice-Champions, Mikael Tatarkin/Nicole Wirt came third, Nikita Schneider/Jacqueline Joos sixth. In the Juniors I Latin Kristian Schmuck/Anna-Marie Starikova danced to third place. His elder brother, Daniel Schmuck and his partner Veronika Obholz reached second place and also the Vice-Championship in the Juniors II Latin. All this although Veronika had injured herself before the semi-final and had to dance with a heavily bleeding laceration wound on her big toe.
Andreas Hoffmann/Isabel Krüger made the German victory in the Seniors I Latin, becoming North-European Champions in their section at the same time. Marc Becker/Nicole Giersbeck came fourth.
Kevin Khan/Liana Küstner reached the final of Juniors II and came third. In Standard another German Senior couple won the title of North-European Champions: Jörg Gutmann/Isabel Matthes won the Seniors I Standard, Michael Beckmann/Bettina Corneli came fourth. In the nations ranking over all age groups Germany reached place four in the medals table of these first North-European Championships.