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  • Gabi And Anna @ Sportel

    Gabriele Goffredo and Anna Matus, two-time World Champions in the Latin American dances, visit Monaco and Sportel 2016, the Sports Marketing and Media Convention, on 25 October. There they showcase top-level DanceSport.

    24/10/2016 read more ...
  • New President For FIDS

    The Italian DanceSport Federation FIDS held its ordinary Elective General Meeeting on Saturday 22 October in Rome. Standing unopposed after the other two candidates had withdrawn, Giovanni Costantino was elected by acclamation.

    24/10/2016 read more ...
  • 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 ...

World Ten Dance Seniors in Mallorca 04/05/2010

World 10 Dance Champs Senior On behalf of all the judges and officials, I would like to thank and congratulate the organizers, Gabriel Riera and his lovely wife Francisca Barcelo and their team of volunteers for hosting the very first IDSF open Senior I 10 Dance Championships.

This event took place May 1st and 2nd  at the Poliesportiu Municipal Germans Escalas in beautiful Palma, Spain

 85 couples from 13 Nations were battling for top honors and with help from their own fans it promised to be an exciting event.

World Champion by Rule 11 and winning the Standard section, from Italy, Christian Bono and Elena Bono.

Followed very closely by the couple from France, Gwenael Lavigne and Stepahnie Godet winning the Latin section.

3rd place went to Spain own Jordi Mayral and Eva Aguilera battling with the 4th place couple Slawek Lukawczyk and Edna Klein from Belgium.

To complete this amazing final was Ilya Potapov and Inna Semashko from Russia taking 5th and Thorsten Strauss and Sabine Jacob from Germany placing 6th.

From the very first round until the late evening, the electric atmosphere and the support from the audience encouraged the athletes to perform to their peak.

Once again, a big thank you to Gabriel and Francisca  for their warm hospitality and superb organization.

Report: Stephan Krauel