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    The young Moldovans Vladislav Untu - Polina Baryshnikova have been very determined and open about their goals for this year. The fifth title of the year came with straight number ones in Vienna (AUT) on Saturday. There is only one more event left to win the historical six Youth titles in 2019.

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  • Good to Know: the WDSF New Sports Series

    WDSF New Sports Series has been mentioned at some occations, but what is it about? We asked the Sports Commission for some basic information to find out.

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  • Good to Know: the WDSF World Open New Series

    We have been receiving questions about the difference between the WDSF World Open and the WDSF World Open New Series competitions. We asked the Sports Commission for some Good to Know -points, which all athletes should know.

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  • World Championship Youth Latin on Saturday

    Two very traditional and high-quality events take place this week as our eyes are turned on the events in Vienna (AUT) and Kaunas (LTU). The 2019 WDSF World Championship Youth Latin serves as the crown jewel of the week.

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  • ROBC opened the ROC week

    For the second year in a row the Russian Open Breaking Championships, the international three-day Breaking event in Moscow (RUS) served as a preamble to the Russian Open Championships 2019 in October. 

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  • End of an Era

    After winning the incredible tenth World Championship title in Vila Nova de Famalicao (POR), Bjorn Bitsch - Ashli Williamson (DEN) said farewell to the competition floors on Saturday.

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New WDSF PD World Show Dance Standard and Latin Champions 04/11/2019

2019 WDSF PD World Championship Show Dance Standard Dresden | © Roland

Beautiful storylines were performed at the 2019 WDSF PD World Championship Show Dance Latin in Usti nad Labem (CZE) and Show Dance Standard in Dresden (GER). The Professional Division couples shared their ideas and stories for the appreciative spectators, and in the end there could be only one winners.

The 2019 WDSF PD Show Dance Latin World Champions, Alexandr Shmonin - Maria Shmonina (RUS) scored 41.388 and defended their World title successfully by winning the gold medals. Marts Smolko - Tina Bazykina (LAT) won the silver medals and Marco Zingarelli - Ilaria Campana (ITA) won the bronze medals. After the event on Saturday the winning couple announced their retirement from competition floors.

The 2019 WDSF PD World Championship Show Dance Standard gold medals were awarded to Bjorn Bitsch - Ashli Williamson (DEN). With their performance, based on the story of Rocky, they impressed the Adjudicator panel, which awarded them 41.875 points and the World Title. Valentin Lusin - Renata Lusin (GER) ranked the second and Sean Smullen - Aimie Leak (IRE) won the bronze medals.

The third title event of the week, the exciting 2019 WDSF World Championship Junior II Ten Dance took place in Sibiu (ROU). 34 couples started the marathon, and after four rounds Kirill Kurbatov - Alexandra Revel-Muroz (RUS) won their first World Championship title. Vadana Rares Emanuel - Neculae Maria Tea (ROU) won the silver medals and Maxim Zhilenkov - Arina Molochnikova (KAZ) won the bronze.

Congratulations to all the new World Champions, the runners-up and the finalists! And all the best for the future for the fabulous couple Alexandr Shmonin - Maria Shmonina, thank you for the beautiful moments you have shared with us during the years!