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  • Ten Years of Professional Dancing in WDSF

    On the occasion of the 2017 PD World Standard in Prague, CZE, the community took a look back at the first ten years of WDSF PD and its predecessor organisation, celebrating together with some of the biggest names in dance.

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  • PD World Champions Standard

    Benedetto Ferruggia and Claudia Koehler, GER, won their second world title as professionals. First and second runners-up were Donatas Vezelis - Lina Chatkeviciute, LTU, and Bjorn Bisch - Ashli Williamson, DEN, respectively.

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  • Don't Miss This!

    History was made at the 2017 World Standard in Chengdu, CHN. Russians Dmitry Zharkov and Olga Kulikova equalled the three titles of four legendary couples. Germans Simone Segatori and Annette Sudol moved on to the PD.

    15/09/2017 read more ...
  • Double The Honours

    Four years ago, Vice-President James "Jim" Fraser was awarded the "Caring Canadian" in recognition of his services to non-profit organisations tied to DanceSport. Now he is honoured with the "Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers."

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  • Lesotho | Two Years Later

    Eva Bartunkova and Petr Bartunek report on another visit to Lesotho which served to promote DanceSport on the "Dark Continent." Couples from Estonia, Lesotho, South Africa and Swaziland danced in the first WDSF Lesotho Open. 

    08/09/2017 read more ...
  • Live from Bratislava, SVK

    Live streams will be available on the 2017 European Youth Standard - today, 8 September - and the 2017 World Junior II Standard - tomorrow, 9 September. Both are held in Brtaislava as part of the Slovak Open Championship. Enjoy! 

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From Antwerp, BEL 11/02/2017

Pierre Payen - Isabelle Reyjal, FRA © dance-mag.com The first WDSF World DanceSport Championship of 2016 is history. It was danced on Friday 10 February in Antwerp, BEL. The number of entries: 174 couples representing 21 countries and four continents between them! 

The new World Champions in Senior II Standard are Pierre Payen - Isabelle Reyjal, FRA, who switched their third place on the podium last year with Alberto Belometti - Barbara Pini, ITA, the 2016 Champions in Antalya, TUR. The Italians were second runners up in Antwerp; first runners-up this year were Gert Faustmann - Alexandra Kley, GER.

Dancing continues in Antwerp on Saturday and Sunday with two World Opens and other competitions. Follow the live results on the homepage! Go to the results of the 2016 World SEN II STD.