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    On the occasion of the 2017 PD World Standard in Prague, CZE, the community took a look back at the first ten years of WDSF PD and its predecessor organisation, celebrating together with some of the biggest names in dance.

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  • PD World Champions Standard

    Benedetto Ferruggia and Claudia Koehler, GER, won their second world title as professionals. First and second runners-up were Donatas Vezelis - Lina Chatkeviciute, LTU, and Bjorn Bisch - Ashli Williamson, DEN, respectively.

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    History was made at the 2017 World Standard in Chengdu, CHN. Russians Dmitry Zharkov and Olga Kulikova equalled the three titles of four legendary couples. Germans Simone Segatori and Annette Sudol moved on to the PD.

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  • Double The Honours

    Four years ago, Vice-President James "Jim" Fraser was awarded the "Caring Canadian" in recognition of his services to non-profit organisations tied to DanceSport. Now he is honoured with the "Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers."

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  • Lesotho | Two Years Later

    Eva Bartunkova and Petr Bartunek report on another visit to Lesotho which served to promote DanceSport on the "Dark Continent." Couples from Estonia, Lesotho, South Africa and Swaziland danced in the first WDSF Lesotho Open. 

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  • Live from Bratislava, SVK

    Live streams will be available on the 2017 European Youth Standard - today, 8 September - and the 2017 World Junior II Standard - tomorrow, 9 September. Both are held in Brtaislava as part of the Slovak Open Championship. Enjoy! 

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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