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2014 WDSF GrandSlam Standard Stuttgart 22/08/2014

16 August - Stuttgart, GER © Roland Exactly one week after the event was danced in Stuttgart, GER, you are able to take in the decisive stages of the 2014 GrandSlam Standard in full length through the WDSF on-demand service DanceSport Total Plus.

The programme covering semi-final and final is available from 12:00 UTC/GMT at a price of US$ 2.95 for 72 hours rental. Click here!

For technical reasons, the final is shown first in the 90-minute programme. It is followed by interviews and the semi-final.

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One win each in this year's GrandSlam Series went to the account of Dmitry Zharkov - Olga Kulikova, RUS, and Simone Segatori - Annette Sudol, GER, so far. Here in Stuttgart, the German couple gets to dance in front of a hometown crowd.

But Dmitry and Olga know perfectly well that the Stuttgart public is not only one of the most knowledgeable, it is also the fairest in all of DanceSport.