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2018 PD ECH LAT | Boeblingen, Germany 10/06/2018

9 June - Boeblingen, GER © Egli

Only five weeks after the WDSF PD World Championship Latin in Shijiazhuang City / China the WDSF PD European Championships Latin were held in Boeblingen / Germany on June 9th. 

Reinhard Egli from WDSF Communications Commission and Gaby Michel-Schuck, Director Communications from DTV-PD were at the place to report from the event.

Congress Hall in Boeblingen was sold out when the 33 couples marched in for the opening ceremony. After 3 rounds, 6 finalists had been qualified. Again Gabriele Goffredo - Anna Matus from Moldova presented themseves in top form and won the title. 

2nd place and runners-up position was given to Marts Smolko - Tina Bazykina from Latvia. Giacomo Lucchese - Francesca Berardi from Italy achived 3rd place. Juan Manuel Gomez - Marina Mangione from Spain attained 4th place ahead of David Jutge - Tatiana Podgornaia from France, who scored 5th place. Andrey Strebizh - Elena Manylova from Russian Federation gained 6th place. 

More photos from Reinhard Egli at the media gallery. 

Here are the videos of the semi-final and final rounds taken by Gaby Michel-Schuck. It was her first time taking videos from an special event with all the difficulties for a camera operator ... fighting with an unknown camera, with couples, adjudicators and visitors to get a suitable place to take goods shots and so on. Gaby Michel-Schuck did a really good job. Thank you, Gaby !!! 

The Semi-Final Reel ...

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 The Final Reel ...

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