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2011 IDSF World Senior II Standard 03/05/2011

Carlo Wilmer Righero - Manuela Traversi, ITA © José M. Martinez

After lasy year's World Senior I Ten Dance, it was the World Senior II Standard that got the top billing at the 2011 Mallorca DanceSport Challenge in Calvià, ESP.

222 couples entered a World Championship that was well deserving of the title as 24 nations from four continents were represented on 30 April.

True, Europeans made for the lion's share, and among them it was the Germans who impressively demonstrated that Mallorca is their preferred travel destination. 101 couples danced under the "black, red and gold" flag. The 24 Italian couples were the second strongest contingent.

A news report (in Catalan) by Mallorca TV captured the atmosphere that was made even more international by 500 couples dancing in the other competitions of this year's Challenge. Gabriel Riera and Francisca Barceló, the organisers, have succeeded in making Mallorca a premier destination in DanceSport.

 

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2011 IDSF World Senior II Standard - Final Standings

1

Heinz-Josef Bickers - Aurelia Bickers

GER

2

Daniele Druda - Monica Benato

ITA

3

Carlo Wilmer Righero - Manuela Traversi

ITA

4

Umberto Luchetta Mattace - Filomena Perri

ITA

5

Bernd Farwick - Petra Voosholz

GER

6

Antonio Rinaldi - Silvana Contini

ITA