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2018 AGM Wrap-Up 21/06/2018

2018 AGM Lausanne © Zmilacher

It was one of the biggest General Meetings ever, with 54 countries physically represented by a delegation and with a record 14 countries delegating their votes through proxies. Almost against all expectations: there was serious concern in the lead-up that "expensive Switzerland" would adversely affect attendance.

In the aftermath of Sunday's historic meeting, reports on the websites of the National Member Bodies (NMBs) take up on the 50+ motions that were presented, some carried and some not. The Presidium's Motion "Olympic Aspiration" was discussed at length and - after some NMBs presented a last-minute amendment - was not voted on in the end.

As the website of the German DanceSport Federation - - reports: "Hinder adjourned what was his last meeting as chair shortly after 19:00, visibly relieved."

Even the International Olympic Committee commented on the WDSF AGM and the Forum in its Olympic Highlights: Speaking at the World DanceSport Federation (WDSF)’s Forum held at The Olympic Museum, President Bach underlined the excellent cooperation with the IF and the debut of breaking, a WDSF discipline, at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018.

Olympic Highlights, 17 June 2018

The specialist sports media took their angle on everything that happened in Lausanne over the past weekend:

World DanceSport Federation President Hinder resigns in bid to unite sport