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    A live stream covering the 2016 WDSF PD World Latin in Moscow, RUS, should become available soon. We're waiting for the embedding code to be sent. Our colleague Helmut Roland is in Pecs, HUN, to report form the World Formation Standard.

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  • 2016 PD World Showdance Latin

    Another PD World Showdance Championship was held on the last day of the Austrian Open in Vienna. This year it was Latin! The performances in the final were all recorded by broadcaster ORF and are made available here as a free Vimeo programme.

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  • Peter Maxwell | Honorary Advisor

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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