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    The IOC Communications Department publishes another article on DanceSport in the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games: five things you need to know about the B-Boying and B-Girling taking the stage in Argentina in October of next year.

    21/01/2017 read more ...
  • News From Barcelona

    14 members of the World DanceSport Federation Presidium are currently in Barcelona, ESP, for their first meeting of the year. Over the next three days, the body that is entrusted with governing DanceSport between the Annual General Meetings will do just that.

    21/01/2017 read more ...
  • Coming Soon

    The WDSF Headquarters will conduct an online survey among the 89 National Member Bodies in the near future. Students of the Lausanne-based Academy of Sports Science and Technology are also involved in the survey process.

    20/01/2017 read more ...
  • Fifth Most Voted Sports Personalities

    Jaak Vainomaa and Taina Savikurki, the 2016 World Champions Ten Dance, were nominated for the "Sports Personalities of the Year" award in Finland. Sports journalist put them on the ballot and the TV audience in fifth place.

    18/01/2017 read more ...
  • The World Games 2017 Wroclaw

    One of the highlights of 2017 will undoubtedly be The World Games that are held in Wroclaw, POL, from 20 to 30 July. For the fifth consecutive time, DanceSport will be among the 30+ sports that are contested. Four disciplines are featured!

    17/01/2017 read more ...
  • U.S. A Success!

    The first figures are in for the six-part World DanceSport GrandSlam Series airing on public broadcast stations all across the United States. Six hours of Latin and Standard dancing in the GrandSlams were broadcast 2,000 times!

    16/01/2017 read more ...
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New DTV President 23/06/2014

Heidi Estler After ten years in office, Franz Allert chose not to stand for reelection to another term as President of the German DanceSport Federation - DTV, by far the largest national organisation in the membership of the World DanceSport Federation.

The delegates to the DTV General Meeting that was held on 21 June recognised the tenure and the achievements of the outgoing President with a standing ovation. They then proceeded to elect Heidi Estler, who had served as a Vice-President under Allert, as his successor. Heidi is the first woman ever to hold this position.

The meeting also elected the following members of the DTV Presidium:

Thomas Wehling, Vice-President; Dr. Tim Rausche, Vice-President; Karl-Peter Befort, Treasurer; Michael Eichert, Sports Director; Birgit von Daake, Education Director; Daniel Reichling, Press Officer; Sandra Bähr, Youth Director; Falk Scheibe-In der Stroth, Dr. Ulrike Weber