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  • Debrief Svetlana Tverianovich

    Here is another debrief session that was conducted by Cor van der Stroet, the chair of the WDSF Adjudicators' Commission, following the 2018 GrandSlam Standard Helsinki. Today it is Svetlana Tverianovich's turn.

    26/05/2018 read more ...
  • Primetime in LA

    Public broadcasting stations in the USA carry the World DanceSport GrandSlam Series for the second time since 2016. The six episodes will air over the coming weeks and months in most television markets. Fron NYC to LA!

    26/05/2018 read more ...
  • Signing Off From Kawasaki

    This blog gets archived. It was a memorable World Championship that took place in Kawasaki, JPN, on Sunday 20 May. Other World Championships were held in other places, just as memorable. We were ready for them too!

    24/05/2018 read more ...
  • Another Blog Coming Up

    The next will be a busy weekend too, with World Championships around the world: the World Youth Breaking in Kawasaki, JPN, World U-21 STD in Tbilisi, GEO, World SEN II and III STD in Olomouc, CZE, Boogie Woogie in Moscow, RUS.

    17/05/2018 read more ...
  • Calling on 58 B-Boys And 29 B-Girls

    With the 2018 World Youth Breaking around the corner, WDSF calls on all the qualified participants to fill in a short questionnaire. Answers to a few simple questions will help the media to tell their story on the 87 dancers in Japan.

    16/05/2018 read more ...
  • Vimeo On Demand

    The Vimeo on Demand programme with extensive coverage on the recent 2018 European Latin in Debrecen, HUN, will become available from Friday 18 May. Pre-order now: 3.75 US$ for a six-month streaming period.

    16/05/2018 read more ...
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Premieres in Platja d'Aro 02/09/2009

Avatar Day three of the DO World DanceSport in Platja d'Aro included two premieres in the 17-hour  non-stop programme. A Wheelchair DanceSport competition took place for the very first time in Spain. Six couples had been invited by the organisers to showcase Latin dancing in Combi II concurrently with the IDSF World Championships Standard for Senior II as well as Opens for virtually all other age grades and dance styles.


Wheelchair DanceSport Latin Combi II
1
Sedakov, Maxim - Kukushkina, Svetlana
RUS
2
Kisialiou, Ihar - Harchakova, Hanna
BEL
3
Malinowski, Emil - Wisniewska, Martina
POL
4
Shpackenko, Maryna - Radkovskyy, Artur
UKR
5
Karpinski, Pawel - Klicka, Katarzyna
POL
6
Ramírez, Francisco - Chaparro, Laura
ESP


The other first in Platja d'Aro: 251 couples from 21 countries danced in the first round of the World Championships Standard for Senior II. A participation shattering all previous records!



IDSF World Championships Standard - Senior II

1
Lindner, Michael - Lindner, Beate
GER
2
Valenta, Walter - Maurer, Irmtraud
AUT
3
Destri, Roberto - Lentini, Giuseppina
ITA
4
Mannello, Luciano - Presti, Patrizia
ITA
5
Farwick, Bernd - Voosholz, Petra
GER
6
Reimann, Raymund - Schulz, Antje
GER
7
Lazzareschi, Bruno - Zotta, Ida
ITA