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Panteleev - Glukhova, RUS 30/09/2013

Panteleev - Glukhova, RUS © Regina Courtier

32 couples represented their countries at the 2013 World Cup Latin in the Vienna-Schwechat Multiversum. This new hall, which is also the venue for the 2013 WDSF World Championship Ten Dance and the 20th Austrian Open Championships, proved to be a perfect location for such an event. 

After cancellations due to health problems of three couples in the very last moment – one of them was Gabriele Goffredo and Anna Matus, MDA -  and one late entry, 32 couples showed up at the competition. It was not only a bad time for some couples, three adjudicators had to cancel too - even on the competition day. So for the organisers it was thrilling up to the first round.

In the end the audience enjoyed a seven-couple final, with three top favorites for the podium and close decisions from places to 4 to 7.

1.

Vitaly Panteleev - Daria Glukhova

RUS

2.

Marts Smolko - Viktorija Puhovika

LAT

3.

Miha Vodicar - Nadiya Bychkova

SLO

4.

Moldovan Paul - Tatar Cristina

ROU

5.

Maxim Stepanov - Emma-Leena Koger

GER

6.

Giovanni Pernice - Erika Attisano

ITA

7.

Juri Kagan - Anastasia Selivanova

EST