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Championship Events in Kosice (SVK) 10/06/2019

David Schavel - Iryna Kopp (SVK) (c) Roland

Daniil Ulanov – Kateryna Isakovych (CYP) were crowned as the new WDSF European Champions in Ten Dance in Kosice (SVK) on Saturday. Fourth place in the Europeans 2018 changed to a position on the top of the podium as the couple secured their win with their strong Standard dancing over the Russian couple, Semen Khrzhanovskiy – Elizaveta Lykhina, who were the strongest in scores in Latin. Earle Williamson – Veronika Myshko (UKR) ranked third and won the bronze medals. Ulanov - Isakovych have previously ranked second in the 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2018 World Championship Ten Dance and now received their first title, the European Championship.

New Champions were also crowned in the 2019 WDSF World Championship Senior II Latin. Frantisek Beres – Miriam Beresova (SVK) made the home crowd cheer as they were announced as World Champions. It is their first title, and what could have been a better place to win it than an event in home country! Carlos Cirera – Eva Nieto (ESP) ranked second and Sergey Makarenko – Anna Makarenko (RUS) ranked third.

The 2019 WDSF PD World Championship Master Class I Standard had also winners from the host country. The 2017 World Champions, David Schavel – Iryna Copp (SVK) (in photo) dominated the competition by winning all five dances in the final, and won the World Championship title. Francesco Laterrenia – Laura Caramia (ITA) ranked second in their first WDSF PD event, and Michal Mladek – Sarka Hesova (CZE) repeated their result from last year by winning the bronze medals.

The 2019 WDSF PD World Championship Master Class I Latin had also host country winners as Jiri Hein – Lucia Krncanova (SVK) took home the World Championship title. The couple won all five dances in the final. Antony Boris Coppola – Maria Grazia Patti (ITA) won the silver medals, and another Italian couple, Paolo Croce – Arianna Rossi won the bronze.

Many congratulations to the Champions, runners-up and the finalists of the Championships!