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  • U.S. A Success!

    The first figures are in for the six-part World DanceSport GrandSlam Series airing on public broadcast stations all across the United States. Six hours of Latin and Standard dancing in the GrandSlams were broadcast 2,000 times!

    16/01/2017 read more ...
  • Firsts Around The Corner

    The first "Live from blog ..." to get rolled out in 2017 is the one of the Helsinki leg of this year's GrandSlam Series. On 17 March 2017, two month from now, it all starts back up! Wouldn't it be nice to welcome our first "IWGA Athletes of the Year" to the floor on this occasion too?

    13/01/2017 read more ...
  • Positive Perspective

    Since early December 2016, a task force made up of experts from WDSF as well as several other organisations is hard at work, preparing for the breakin' events at the Buenos Aires 2018 YOG. Others signal their approval of the approach taken.

    12/01/2017 read more ...
  • DS in WDSF

    With WDSF too often cast as a "ballroom" organisation by people without proper insights and grasp, it is appropriate to look back at the World DanceSport Games in Kaohsiung, TPE, as they visualise best what the DS in our acronym stands for. 

    11/01/2017 read more ...
  • Dance As Sport

    Ever since the December 2016 announcement of breakin' making its première in the Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games, much has been said about dance as sport. In the general media as well as in the specialist publications! Here is one view that counts ...

    10/01/2017 read more ...
  • Did You Vote Today?

    Gabriele Goffredo and Anna Matus will need your all-out support if they are to stand a chance to be voted as the "Athletes of the Year" in the polling by the International World Games Association. 

    09/01/2017 read more ...
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East Asian Games: China and Japan 07/12/2009

China and Japan dominated the DanceSport competitions at the 2009 East Asian Games in Hong Kong. Of the ten gold medals awarded for the individual dances, six went to China, three to Japan, and the Viennese Waltz went to Korea. In the five-dance "combined" event, both golds were won by Japan. More about the DanceSport competition at the East Asian Games can be found on Heidi Götz's blog, click here!

Latin Medallists

 

BIB

NOC

Name

1

10

JPN

Kubota Yumiya / Kubota Rara

2

23

TPE

Peng Yeng-Ming / Chi Hsin- Chi

3

16

KOR

Jung Kwangho / Yeo Songhee

 

Kubota Yumiya / Kubota Rara, JPN, gold medallists in Latin.

Standard Medallists

Rank 

BIB

NOC

Name

1

7

JPN

Ishihara Masayuki / Kubo Ayami

2

15

KOR

Nam Sangwung / Song Yina

3

27

HKG

Yek Tak Chung / Kwong Sin Lee Carol