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  • Next Stop: 2017 Wroclaw

    On the day the International World Games Association announces that IOC President Bach will attend the 2017 Wroclaw Opening Ceremony, the WDSF Sports Commission is at work to ensure that DanceSport will shine again in The World Games.

    24/01/2017 read more ...
  • Chairman of the Sports Commission

    Michael Eichert is voted unanimously to the position of Chairman of the  Sports Commission by the WDSF Presidium. After serving as a member of the commission for a decade already, he assumes his new role well prepared.

    22/01/2017 read more ...
  • New WDSF Sports Director

    Tommy Shaughnessy is elected to the position of Sports Director by his colleagues on the WDSF Presidium. He will perform the duties as an employee of DanceSport's world governing body. The elected position remains vacant until the 2017 AGM.

    22/01/2017 read more ...
  • Marco Sietas: Resignation

    The resignation of Marco Sietas, who had held the positions of Sports Director, Chairman of the Sports and of the Membership Commissions, among others, over the past years, of all of his offices with WDSF is accepted by the Presidium.

    22/01/2017 read more ...
  • Europe Meets World

    The President and Vice-President of DanceSport Europe, Luis Vaño and Heidi Estler, respectively, present their continental organisation together with a concept to fund its operations to the members of the WDSF Presidium in Barcelona.

    22/01/2017 read more ...
  • Giving It Another Spin

    The IOC Communications Department publishes another article on DanceSport in the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games: five things you need to know about the B-Boying and B-Girling taking the stage in Argentina in October of next year.

    21/01/2017 read more ...
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IDSF Grand Slam Standard in Stuttgart 22/08/2010

Benedetto Ferruggia and Claudia Köhler, GER The final round of the IDSF Grand Slam Standard in Stuttgart was undoubtedly the closing highlight of the 24th German Open Championships. The world champions Benedetto Ferruggia and Claudia Köhler, GER, excelled in front of the enthusiastic audience and won all five dances. The number two couple of the IDSF World Ranking, Emanuel Valeri and Tania Kehlet, DEN, took the silver medal with second places across all dances. The bronze medal stayed in Germany as well: Simone Segatori and Annette Sudol maintained the third place by a narrow margin.

Final standings of the Stuttgart Grand Slam:

1. Benedetto Ferruggia/Claudia Köhler, Germany
2. Emanuel Valeri/Tania Kehlet, Denmark
3. Simone Segatori/Annette Sudol, Germany
4. Sergey Konovaltsev/Olga Konovaltseva, Russia
5. Marek Kosaty/Paulina Glazik, Poland
6. Marco Cavallaro/Joanne Clifton, Italy