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  • WDSF PD Super GP and WDSF World Open in Italy

    Pieve Di Cento, Italy, hosts the WDSF PD Super GrandPrix Latin and Standard and WDSF World Open Latin and Standard this weekend. There are events also in Kyiv (UKR), Riga (LAT) and Chelyabinsk (RUS).

    22/03/2019 read more ...
  • An Enforcement Committee has been established

    General Secretary Nenad Jeftic confirms that the WDSF Sports Commission has established an Enforcement Committee.

    19/03/2019 read more ...
  • What an amazing weekend of events!

    The second weekend of March was filled with astonishing Standard and Latin events around the World. Japan, Ukraine, Czech Republic, and two locations in Russian Federation hosted World Open, International Open and Open competitions.

    11/03/2019 read more ...
  • PD Super GrandPrix Std in Tokyo

    The first PD Super GrandPrix event of the year took place in Tokyo on Sunday. 48 Standard couples were on the starting list and after four rounds the trophy was presented to the winners from Moldova, Nikolay and Natalia.

    10/03/2019 read more ...
  • Highlights of the upcoming weekend

    We are lucky to be able to enjoy two live streams this weekend. The organisers in Kyiv and in Brno are preparing broadcasts, and they generously let us inform all DanceSport fans of this possibility of seeing all the action live. And, that is not all...

    08/03/2019 read more ...
  • On the way to Nanjing

    The announcement of the 2019 WDSF World Breaking Championship has created positive vibes withing out National Member Bodies (NMB) as national qualifiers have been organised and many more are expected to be held in March.

    07/03/2019 read more ...

A review to last weekend 25/02/2019

2018 GrandSlam Final Std |© Reinhard Egli

Our associate member, the World Rock’n’Roll Confederation, started their competition season in Valbonne Sophia Antipolis, France, on Saturday. World Cup in Boogie Woogie Main Class turned out well for Jonathan Haug – Emma Danielsson (SWE), who started the season with a win over their fellow Swedes Viktor Edlund – Wilma Edlund and the Italians Simone Corsi – Giulia Cornelli. The young Russian couple Fedor Klimov – Diana Leonteva won the World Cup in Juniors and the French couple Raphaël Dupas – Laurence Nograbat won the World Cup in Seniors.

Lisbon, Portugal, hosted the second World Open event in February. 62 couples started the first round of the World Open Latin competition at Casal Vistoso Sports Hall. After five rounds our reigning World Champions in Ten Dance, Konstantin Gorodilov – Dominika Bergmannova (EST) were announced as winners while Winson Tam – Anastasia Novikova (CAN) ranked second and Artur Balandin – Anna Salita (GER) ranked third.

WDSF International Open Latin in Lyon, France, had 63 couples registered for the first round on Saturday. Maxim Elfimov – Evgenia Churikova (RUS) took home their first win of the year at Palais des Sports de Lyon. On the following day, on Sunday, 54 couples had registered for the WDSF International Open Standard. After five rounds Alexey Glukhov – Anastasia Glazunova (RUS) were announced as winners.

Moscow Region, Russian Federation, hosted two WDSF International Open events during the weekend. A respectable number of 155 couples participated the International Open Latin competition on Saturday. Viacheslav Benko – Elena Klepikova (RUS) were announced as winners after a six-round competition. Evgeny Nikitin – Anastasia Miliutina (RUS) won the International Open Standard on Sunday, which also had a good number - 110 - couples on the starting list.

With another weekend of DanceSport behind us we can now start preparing for the events in March. The 2019 GrandSlam Series kicks off at Bucharest, Professional Division Super Grand Prix -events take place in Tokyo and Pieve Di Cento, and there are five World Opens on the calendar (Brno, Kyiv, Tokyo, Pieve Di Cento and Skopje). With all these, combined with International Open and Open competitions, it will be a busy and wonderful month in DanceSport and we are already looking forward to it.