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  • Two OAAs To Germany

    Benedetto Ferruggia and Claudia Koehler as well as Michael and Beate Lindner, both couples representing Germany, received the WDSF Outstanding Athletes Award from the hands of First Vice-President for Sports Shawn Tay.

    20/08/2018 read more ...
  • On Fire | 2018 PD Super GP LAT On Live

    The WDSF PD Super GrandPrix Stuttgart will be covered with a multi-camera production for the first time since 2014. And this time the decisive rounds will be LIVE! A new generation of pros will burn the floor of the Beethoven Hall

    04/08/2018 read more ...
  • Ciao And Tschuess!

    Benedetto Ferruggia and Claudia Koehler, the reigning World Champions in the PD Standard, announce their retirement from competition after a show on 25 July in Caorle. We hope to meet them at the GOC to talk more!

    29/07/2018 read more ...
  • Goffredo - Matus win the PD European LAT

    8th Boeblinger Tanzgala set the stage for PD European Championship Latin. Goffredo - Matus from Moldova win the title ahead of Smolko - Bazykina from Latvia. Third place was given to Luccese - Berardi from Italy. 

    10/06/2018 read more ...
  • And Counting

    Moldovans Gabriele Goffredo and Anna Matus, the dominators of Latin championships in the regular as well as in the professional division for the past years, have added another continental title in Boeblingen, GER.

    10/06/2018 read more ...
  • More From The White Nights

    The WDSF Communications team member Helmut Roland has sent a first batch of photographs he has taken during the 2018 PD European Standard in St Petersburg. Add to this his "Final Reel" and you relive the championship!

    05/06/2018 read more ...

2018 PD WCH SD LAT 08/04/2018

"The Power of Connection" worked. This was the title to and story behind the routine danced by Alexandr Shmonin - Maria Shmonina, RUS. With it, they won the 2018 WDSF PD World Championship Showandce Latin in Chelyabinsk on Sunday 8 April, receiving a gold trophy with the title!

Runners-up position and the silver trophy went to Daniele Sargenti - Uliana Fomenko from Italy. Denis Kikhtenko - Galina Akopian from Russian Federation achieved 3rd place and the bronze trophy. 

18 couples from 8 nations had been starting at the 2018 PD World Championship ShowDance Latin.
The other results of the final: 

4th place: Mangra Alexandru Andrei - Duicu Elena / ROU 
5th place: Marco Zingarelli - Ilaria Campana / ITA
6th place: Andrey Larin - Viktoria Esatiya / RUS
7th place: Fabio Gaetano Modica - Tinna Hoffmann / ITA
8th place: Leonardo Capurso - Amalia Genchi / ITA
9th place: Alfred Makhmuradzhaev - Ksenia Vazhenina / RUS

Helmut Roland interviews Alexandr Shmonin - Maria Shmonina, the new World Champions!

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