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  • Combat Competition Manipulation | White Paper

    The members of the Presidential Task Force to Combat Competition Manipulation in DanceSport publish a "White Paper" that should serve as the basis to their discussions on and their efforts in improving integrity in DanceSport.

    22/10/2016 read more ...
  • Better Late Than Never

    At long last, the WDSF Communications team releases the second of its "My Very Best 2015" programmes: the Latin Edition. To say that it is merely a compilation of the very best Latin dancing during 2015 doesn't do it justice! It's more: it shows you the human side of it all!

    21/10/2016 read more ...
  • 2016 World Formation Standard

    The WDSF Sports Director advises the Member Bodies that the 2016 World DanceSport Championship Standard Formation will take place in Pécs, HUN, on 4 December. Another major event saved in less than one week!

    21/10/2016 read more ...
  • Meet The Elite

    The 2016 World Champions Latin, Gabriele Goffredo and Anna Matus, MDA, will be present at this year's SPORTEL convention in Monaco and showcase DanceSport to the leaders in the sports marketing and media industry.

    19/10/2016 read more ...
  • Platja d'aro-bound

    The number of couples that have registered online for the upcoming GrandSlam leg in Platja d'Aro, ESP, has increased by 100% overnight. A total of 67 have entered Standard and Latin so far. Top-ten couples included!

    19/10/2016 read more ...
  • Counting On You

    The World DanceSport Federation and the organisers of the relocated GrandSlam leg are counting on the dancers to make the competitions in Platja d'Aro, ESP, a success - in terms of participation as well as of level of competition. 

    18/10/2016 read more ...

IDSF Grand Slam Latin in Stuttgart 20/08/2010

Alexey Silde and Anna Firstova, RUS © Helmut Roland Standing ovations for the first time at this year's German Open Championships in Stuttgart for the finalists of the IDSF Grand Slam Latin. 336 couples had started the day before, six danced the last round to a full house on Thursday evening. The two solo dances were the Rumba and the Paso Doble. The audience expressed its appreciation of the performances with lots of spontaneous applause.

The four top couples from the 2009 World Championship Latin maintained their places in the same order they had established in Maribor, CRO.

Alexey Silde and Anna Firstova, RUS, won all dances except the Paso Doble. It was won by the runners-up Zoran Plohl and Tatsiana Lahvinovich CRO. The bronze medal went to Anrey Zaitsev and Anna Kuzminskaya, RUS, ahead of Martino Zanibellato and Michelle Abildtrup, DEN, who narrowly failed to make the winners' rostrum but received the loudest applause from the audience.

1. Alexey Silde/Anna Firstova, Russia
2. Zoran Plohl/Tatsiana Lahvinovich, Croatia
3. Andrey Zaitsev/Anna Kuzminskaya, Russia
4. Martino Zanibellato/Michelle Abildtrup, Denmark
5. Aniello Langella/Khrystina Moshenko, Italy
6. Timur Imametdinov/Ekaterina Nikolaeva, Russia