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  • Bjorn Bitsch - Ashli Williamson win 2018 PD Open STD 

    2nd day at Finnish Open Championships. Bitsch - Williamson from Denmark win the PD Open STD competition. Sadecki - Nawrot from Poland achieve runners-up position.

    05/03/2018 read more ...
  • Gabriele Goffredo - Anna Matus win 2018 PD Open Latin

    Finnish Open DanceSport Championships in Helsinki set the stage for PD Open Latin. Goffredo - Matus from Moldova win the competition ahead of Smolko - Bazykina from Latvia.

    04/03/2018 read more ...
  • PD Meets GS

    As during the German and Russian Opens, important PD competitions will take place concurrently with those of a GrandSlam leg at the upcoming Finnish Open DanceSport Championships between 2 and 4 March in Helsinki .

    11/02/2018 read more ...
  • The Cuban Experience

    "Back To The Roots" is the documentary produced by the Slovenian trainer and adjudicator Barbara Ambroz. In the film she looks at how Cuban influences marked the Latin American dances as they are performed today.

    02/01/2018 read more ...
  • Athlete of The Year

    The International World Games Association launches its poll for the Athlete of the Year award. Jacek Tarczilo and Anna Miadzielec represent DanceSport on the ballots. The World Games 2017 Champions have won it all.

    01/01/2018 read more ...
  • 2017 PD World ShowDance STD

    Vadim Garbuzov and Kathrin Menzinger, AUT, win the title ahead of Bjorn Bitsch - Ashli Williamson, DEN, who achieve runners-up position. Third place went to Valentin Lusin - Renata Lusin, GER.

    08/12/2017 read more ...

New PD Presidium 17/06/2013

WDSF PD Presidium @ Heidi Goetz The Annual General Meeting of the Professional Division preceded that of the World DanceSport Federation proper. It was held on Saturday 15 June at the Marriott Shanghai Luwan. The meeting room was packed to capacity since elections of the new PD Presidium as well as a number of other important issues were on the agenda.

Discussions regarding the motion to the WDSF (proper) AGM to establish new Supplementary PD Rules cleared the way for the motion to pass on 16 June.

The elections of the Professional Division Presidium were hotly contested. In the final tally of the ballots, the following Members were elected:

  • Verena Sulek, SLO
  • Carlos Freitag, ESP
  • Alexandr Melnikov, RUS,
  • Hubert de Maesschalck, BEL
  • Martin Pastor, GER
  • Su Tu Ok, KOR
  • Shigemitsu Tanabe, JPN

In their first meeting, the seven Members resolved to postpone the assignment of charges within the Presidium until a later date.