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Marius-Andrei Balan and Khrystyna Moshenska (GER) continue to reign in Stuttgart 17 August 2019 20:16

Marius-Andrei Balan - Khrystyna Moshenska (GER) | © Egli

It was a night for Marius-Andrei Balan and Khrystyna Moshenska (GER), who danced and scored outstandingly well in a final which will be remembered for a long time. The atmosphere was amazing, all couples showed something extra and the audience loved it!

The final result:

1. Marius-Andrei Balan - Khrystyna Moshenska, GER
2. Timur Imametdinov - Nina Bezzubova, GER
3. Charles Guillaume-Schmitt - Elena Salikhova, FRA
4. Andrey Gusev - Vera Bondareva, RUS
5. Andrea Silvestri - Martina Varadi, HUN
6. Edgar Marcos Borjas - Alina Nowak, POL

Congratulations for the couples, and thank you for such an astonishing evening!

0nNvUVm9dMQ|Balan - Moshenska, GER | 2019 GrandSlam LAT Stuttgart | R4 J
 

European Boogie Woogie title to Norway 17 August 2019 19:36

2019 WRRC European Championship Boogie Woogie | © Castanyer

Sondre Olsen Bye - Tatiana Georgiievska (NOR) won their second European title in Stuttgart after a long day in Saturday. The couple said the schedule fit them well as the breaks were short and they could keep up the good spirit throughout the day.

The Finns, Juho Päivinen - Mari Munne won their first medal, silver, and it was also the first medal in Main Class for Finland. The couple was overwhelmed of their success after a difficult start for the year, but they had felt strong throughout the day and in the final.

The third place and the bronze medals were awarded to the Swedish couple Viktor Edlund - Wilma Edlund.

Energy overload 17 August 2019 18:17

2019 WDSF GrandSlam Latin Stuttgart QF | © Egli

The spectators were clapping in the same rhythm with the music throughout the semifinal. The biggest cheers were heard after the Rumba heat, where the both German couples shared the floor at the same time. Heat after another, dance after another the noise became louder and louder.

The anticipated final will be danced between these six couples:

33 Andrea Silvestri - Martina Varadi, HUN
84 Marius-Andrei Balan - Khrystyna Moshenska, GER
98 Charles Guillaume-Schmitt - Elena Salikhova, FRA
113 Timur Imametdinov - Nina Bezzubova, GER
140 Edgar Marcos Borjas - Alina Nowak, POL
183 Andrey Gusev - Vera Bondareva, RUS

The 2019 WRRC European Championship Boogie Woogie finalists 17 August 2019 17:17

2019 WRRC European Championship Boogie Woogie Stuttgart

Rest of the evening in Beethoven Saal is dedicated to GrandSlam Latin semifinal and final, and the European Championship Boogie Woogie final.

The seven finalist couples entering the floor and dancing for the European Championship are:
Sondre Olsen Bye - Tatiana Georgiievska, NOR
Juho Päivinen - Mari Munne, FIN
Masi Saurén - Anna Tyutyunyuk, FIN
Simone Corsi - Giulia Cornelli, ITA
Victor Edlund - Wilma Edlund, SWE
Nils Andrén - Bianca Locatelli, SWE
Alexey Gavrilov - Svetlana Gavrilova, RUS

The live stream is running, check it below.

The semifinal - the heat is on! 17 August 2019 16:08

2019 WDSF GrandSlam Latin Top 98 | © Egli

It might be only a glimpse of what is coming at the semifinal and the final, but the couples were really pushing each other to higher level - and the crowd loved it!

The semifinal round will begin at 20:10 CET with these fabulous couples:

19 Winson Tam - Anastasia Novikova, CAN
33 Andrea Silvestri - Martina Varadi, HUN
41 Konstantin Gorodilov - Dominika Bergmannova, EST
84 Marius-Andrei Balan - Khrystyna Moshenska, GER
98 Charles Guillaume-Schmitt - Elena Salikhova, FRA
113 Timur Imametdinov - Nina Bezzubova, GER
140 Edgar Marcos Borjas - Alina Nowak, POL
162 Paul Moldovan - Cristina Tatar, ROU
176 Guillem Pascual - Rosa Carne, ESP
183 Andrey Gusev - Vera Bondareva, RUS
219 Bangbang Yan - Yujun Du, CHN
235 Anton Aldaev - Natalia Polukhina, RUS

The last day in Stuttgart - but more to watch! 17 August 2019 14:33

2019 WRRC European Championship Boogie Woogie

2019 WDSF GrandSlam Latin is already running, and we already know the top 50 couples who will proceed to the fourth round. Please have a look at the Gallery, we have just uploaded hundreds of photos by Reinhard Egli, Helmut Roland and Marina Melnikova, and they look just amazing!

The quarterfinal round, which will also be broadcasted on DanceSportTotal.com is scheduled to start at 17:20 CET. If you haven't joined us by now, there is plenty of time to do it now.

And, that is not all!!! Our associate member, the World Rock'n'Roll Confederation is hosting the second day of the 2019 European Championship Boogie Woogie today, and the live stream will be available on our Youtube channel. You can also watch it here:

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Part 2:

Standing ovations for Evaldas and Ieva 16 August 2019 21:13

  2019 WDSF GrandSlam Standard Stuttgart R3 | © Egli

Evaldas Sodeika - Ieva Zukauskaite (LTU) finished their Quickstep with a standing ovation, as the full Beethoven Saal appreciated the couple's performance in the last dance. This year the couple has been undefeated.

The most interesting competition was for the third place. The two Russian couples tied in scores after three dances. In the end, with a margin of only 0.17 points, Evgeny Moshenin - Dana Spitsyna took the third place before Alexey Glukhov - Anastasia Glazunova.

The final result:
1. Evaldas Sodeika - Ieva Zukauskaite, LTU
2. Francesco Galuppo - Debora Pacini, ITA
3. Evgeny Moshenin - Dana Spitsyna, RUS
4. Alexey Glukhov - Anastasia Glazunova, RUS
5. Vaidotas Lacitis - Veronika Golodneva, LTU
6. Evgeny Nikitin - Anastasia Miliutina, RUS

One more round for the six finalists! 16 August 2019 19:13

GOC 2019 | © Melnikova

After the sixth round of the GrandSlam Standard, the six couples who continue to dance in the final are:

9 Francesco Galuppo - Debora Pacini, ITA
19 Alexey Glukhov - Anastasia Glazunova, RUS
34 Vaidotas Lacitis - Veronika Golodneva, LTU
141 Evaldas Sodeika - Ieva Zukauskaite, LTU
177 Evgeny Nikitin - Anastasia Miliutina, RUS
208 Evgeny Moshenin - Dana Spitsyna, RUS

By listening to the noise of the crowd during the introduction at the semifinal between the Viennese Waltz heats, it is impossible to say which one of the couples in the final is closest to winning the hearts of the Stuttgart spectators. In the semifinal there was no doubt of it, it was the German couple, Tomas Fainsil - Violetta Posmetnaya, who were introduced as the couple from Stuttgart, and greeted with deafening cheers.

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