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  • 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 ...
  • Vezelis - Chatkeviciute Win The PD European STD

    The "White Nights Ball" organised by the Dance Promotion Group provides the spectacular backdrop to the 2018 WDSF PD European Standard in St. Peters-burg, RUS. Helmut Roland is on location and reports from the event.

    02/06/2018 read more ...
  • Still More To Come

    Coverage on the 2018 PD World Latin is about to reach record levels. As for the PD events in Chelyabinsk, RUS, WDSF had dispatched Helmut Roland to produce real-time coverage. Multi-camera VOD coverage is still to come.

    07/05/2018 read more ...
  • New PD World Champions Latin

    Gabriele Goffredo and Anna Matus, MDA, continue from where they left off in the first part of their career by winning the Professional Division World Latin title. Runners-up in China were Marts Smolko and Tina Bazykina, LAT.

    05/05/2018 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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