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  • Senior II Ten DAnce World Title to Spain

    Tirana (ALB) hosted the World Championship, Vila do Conde (POR) and Osaka (JPN) hosted WDSF PD Open events, and there were also three other locations offering the beauty of DanceSport to the locals, and a competition setting for the couples.

    17/06/2019 read more ...
  • New Champions

    The 2019 WDSF European Championship Ten Dance and the 2019 WDSF World Championship Senior II Latin took place in Kosice (SVK). The 2019 WDSF PD World Championship Master Class I Standard and Latin completed the Championship Event.

    10/06/2019 read more ...
  • Annual General Meeting plus four title events

    It will be another busy weekend as the WDSF Annual General Meeting (AGM) gathers the delegates and guests from all over the world to Budapest (HUN), and four Championships take place in Kosice (SVK).

    06/06/2019 read more ...
  • Call for PD Candidates for the Athletes Commission

    The WDSF Athletes Commission is looking for candidates to be elected as the representative for the Professional Division (PD).

    06/06/2019 read more ...
  • April 29th, the International Dance Day

    International Dance Day has been celebrated every year since 1982 on April 29th, the birthday of Jean-Georges Noverre (1727-1810), creator of modern ballet.

    29/04/2019 read more ...
  • More PD World Open and PD Open Competitions Required

    The PD Management Board decided to offer potential organizers of PD Open competitions abstinence for competition granting fee and 50% discount for PD World Open competitions till the end of 2019

    25/04/2019 read more ...

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!