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    2018 PD World Showdance Latin Champions are Alexandr Shmonin and Maria Shmonina, RUS, Daniele Sargenti - Uliana Fomenka, ITA, are first and Denis Kikhtenko - Galina Akopina, RUS, second runners-up in Chelyabinsk, RUS.

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  • Live From Chelyabinsk ... Again!

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  • Vezelis - Chatkeviciute Win PD World Cup STD

    Vezelis - Chatkeviciute, LTU, win the 2018 PD World Cup STD in Chelyabinsk, RUS, ahead of Segatori - Sudol, GER, by a margin of just over one point. Bitsch - Williamson, DEN, come in third in the contested final!

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  • The Show Continues In Chelyabinsk, RUS

    The final of the 2018 WDSF PD World Cup Standard is in fprogress  in Chelyabinsk, RUS. Don't miss a thing and tune into DanceSport Total DST for the last few dances. Rookie professionals go head to head with the new peers.

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  • Welcome To Chelyabinsk

    With the spectacular opening ceremony and a welcoming address by WDSF Presidium Member and Professional Division Director Verena Sulek, the 2018 WDSF PD World Cup Standard gets underway at the Yunost Sports Palace.

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  • Live From Chelyabinsk

    Live webcasts will be available from the Governor's Cup in Chelyabinsk, RUS,  today and tomorrow. A small WDSF Communications team is on location to provide coverage on the PD World Cup STD and the PD World Showdance LAT.

    06/04/2018 read more ...

Chelyabinsk Region Governor's Cup 06/04/2018

Helmut Roland reports after his arrival in the city located in the western Ural and made famous by a meteor strike a few years ago!

It is a long "ride" from everywhere to get to Chelyabinsk, RUS. Many couples and officials arrived late at night at the airport and were very much amused about the special welcome at 4 a.m. ...

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At the hotel there was also a very warm welcome during the night by Vasilii Andreev and Ksenlya Prikhodko from the organisation team.

This year the 2018 Chelyabinsk Region Governor's Cup sets the stage for two major competitions of WDSF Professional Division. On Saturday, April 7th, the WDSF PD World-Cup Standard will be held and for Sunday, April 8th, the WDSF PD World Championship ShowDance Latin is announced. 

24 couples from 13 nations are listed as competitors for the 2018 WDSF PD World-Cup Standard on Saturday. Looking at the names of the couples, we are expecting excellent presentations of standard dancing. 

On Sunday the 2018 WDSF PD World Championship ShowDance Latin will show another aspect of dancesport. 17 couples from 8 nations will present there shows. We are expecting showdance of the highest performance.