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2013 GrandSlam Finals 09/12/2013

Berlin, GER - 30 November © Roland Nearly all of the 12 top-ranked couples in Latin and Standard have formally accepted their invitation to dance the 2013 WDSF GrandSlam Finals in Shanghai, CHN.

Only in Latin, Valentin Voronov - Alina Imrekova (# 8), Timur Imametdinov - Ekaterina Nikolaeva (# 9) and Vitaly Panteleev - Daria Glukhova (# 11) - all Russia - have declined to dance the Final. They are replaced by Umberto Gaudino - Louise Heise, DEN, Marts Smolko - Viktorija Puhovika, LAT, and Evgeny Kuzin- Ksenia Zaputriaeva, RUS, the numbers 13 to 15, respectively, in the GrandSlam Ranking.

In Standard, it is the top 12 that will take to the floor at the Oriental Sports Centre on 15 December.

To be eligible to dance in Shanghai, all finalist couples must have valid results in at least three out of the five regular legs of the 2013 Series.

Both finals will be shown on 14 and 15 December on Eurosport 2 (on a delayed basis). A full WDSF Communications team  will be on loaction and report throu the "Live from Beijing, CHN" blog from 12 December.

 GrandSlam Latin Final - 14 December

Aniello Langella – Khrystyna Moshenska

ITA

Armen Tsaturyan – Svetlana Gudyno

RUS

Andrey Kiselev – Anastasia Balaeva

RUS

Gabriele Goffredo – Anna Matus

MDA

Charles-Guillaume Schmitt – Elena Salikhova

FRA

Marius-Andrei Balan – Nina Bezzubova

GER

Yury Simachev – Anastasia Klobotova

RUS

Stanislav Nikolaev – Elena Ziuziukina

RUS

Evgeny Kuzin – Ksenia Zaputriaeva

RUS

Pavel Pasechnik – Marta Arndt

GER

Umberto Gaudino – Louise Heise

DEN

Marts Smolko – Viktorija Puhovica

LAT

 

 GrandSlam Standard Final - 15 December 

Emanuel Valeri – Tania Kehlet

DEN

Simone Segatori – Anette Sudol

GER

Dmitry Zharkov – Olga Kulikova

RUS

Sergey Konovaltsev – Olga Konovaltseva

RUS

Nicolay Darin – Natalia Seredina

MDA

Bjorn Bitsch – Ashli Williamson

DEN

Francesco Galuppo – Deborah Pacini

ITA

Alexey Glukhov – Anastasia Glazunova

RUS

Vaidotas Lacitis – Veronika Golodneva

LTU

Vadim Shurin – Anastasia Meshkova

RUS

Anton Skuratov – Alena Uehlin

GER

Evgeny Nikitin – Dana Spitsyna

RUS