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  • 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 ...
  • WDSF PD World Latin

    The second Professional Division World Championship ever held in China brings 35 couples to the floor for the first round. Almost half are from the host country. For Shijiazhuang City it is a first to stage an event of such magnitude. 

    05/05/2018 read more ...
  • 2018 PD World Latin in Shijiazhuang City, CHN

    Who will become the next PD World Champions Latin? Pavel Pasechnik - Marta Arndt from Germany retired at the end of 2017. The throne is empty and the DanceSport enthusiasts are waiting for ...

    27/04/2018 read more ...
  • 2018 PD World ShowDance Latin

    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.

    08/04/2018 read more ...
  • Live From Chelyabinsk ... Again!

    With an opening ceremony that we expect to be every bit as spectacular as the one yesterday, the LIVE webcast from the 2018 WDSF World Showdance Latin starts at 14:30 UTC/GMT. An International Open Latin is shown too!

    08/04/2018 read more ...
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Shijiazhuang City 05/05/2018

Shijiazhuang, CHN - 5 May @ Roland Shijiazhuang City has hosted several national events in the past. With the weekend's line-up of a PD World Championship and two World Opens it breaks into the a different league: high-profile and international.

Today's PD World Latin had 35 entries total, 16 from China, three from Japan and one Malaysia ... That leaves 15 from Europe! Among them the favourites: the runners-up in the last two PD World Championships Marts Smolko - Tina Bazykina and the rookie professionals Gabriele Goffredo - Anna Matus.

The World Open Standard is also contested today. Even with Dmitry Zharkov and Olga Kulikova figuring among the "Excusrd Couples," the starting list has stellar names on it:  the world #2 Evaldas Sodeika - Ieva Zukauskaite, LTU. A crowd of nearly 5,000 attends the events today!

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