The IPC Wheelchair DanceSport has announced that five competitions will take place for the first time during 2014, bringing the total number of events for the year to eight.
Last year there were only three competitions approved by IPC Wheelchair DanceSport: one each in Germany, the Netherlands and Russia. In addition, 160 athletes from 20 countries took part in the IPC World Championships which were held in Tokyo, JPN, last December.
Two of the 2014 competitions have already taken place. The International German Open Championships 2014 were held in Rheinsberg, GER. The Yar Chally Open took place two weeks ago in Naberezhnye Chelny, RUS.
The events still to follow are:
7-8 June – International Serbian, Belgrade, SRB
5-6 July – 2014 Asian Pacific Competition, Beijing, CHN
25-28 July – 2014 IPC WDS Kazakhstan Open, Astana, KAZ
13-15 September – 2014 Continents Cup, St Ptersburg, RUS
27-28 September – Belgium Open, Lommel, BEL
And, most importantly, Wheelchair DanceSport will be one of 23 sports featuring in the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon, Korea.
Starting with the two Worlds in Ten Dance on Friday, you will be able to follow coverage on four World DanceSport Championships this weekend.29/10/2014 read more ...
All eyes are on the Russian capital over the next few days. The 2014 World Youth Latin, two Grand Slams and a PD Grand Prix Latin are held in Moscow.24/10/2014 read more ...
The National Olympic Committee of Hungary gives full recognition to DanceSport and its governing body, the Hungarian DanceSport Association.24/10/2014 read more ...
The second day of the Wheelchair DanceSport events at the 2014 Incheon Asian Para Games was also marked by the dominance of the host country.
Together with the federations for Karate and Wushu, the All-Ukrainian DanceSport Federation is recognised by the National Olympic Committee.21/10/2014 read more ...
Wheelchair DanceSport put in its first appearance ever at Asian Paralympic Games today. The games are held in Incheon, KOR. The hosts swept gold!20/10/2014 read more ...
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