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PD World Showdance Std in Riga 16/12/2018

2018 PD WCh ShowDance Std | © Helmut Roland

The themes of the total of thirteen ShowDance Standard performances varied somewhere between love, life circle, Mamma Mia, The Great Hunger, space and fiction. The performances, including the outfits and the music, were built to support the theme and vice versa.

There were two finalist couples from Poland: Kamil Kedra - Aleksandra Fron (Mamma Mia) and Stanislaw Wolyniec - Katarzyna Tunska (Interstellar). There were also two finalist couples from Russia: Anatoly Kupchik - Julia Koliagina (Medusa Gargona) and Andrey Motyl - Ekaterina Kim (Still Loving You). The other three finalists were Sean Smullen  - Aimie Leak, IRL (The Great Hunger), Steeve Gaudet - Marioara Cheptene, FRA (Piano Forte) and Valentin Lusin - Renata Lusin, GER (Avatar).

The final result:
1. Steeve Gaudet - Marioara Cheptene, FRA
2. Valentin Lusin - Renata Lusin, GER
3. Kamil Kedra - Aleksandra Fron, POL
4. Andrey Motyl - Ekaterina Kim, RUS
5. Sean Smullen  - Aimie Leak, IRL
6. Stanislaw Wolyniec - Katarzyna Tunska, POL
7. Anatoly Kupchik - Julia Koliagina, RUS

Gaudet-Cheptene ended their career in competitions with a World Championship title. Marioara's message to their fans and fellow competitors: "Small things lead to big results." Thank you for the inspiring words! All the best for the future, Steeve and Marioara!

Congratulations to all amazing couples!

km48iQ7QA1A|ITV Gaudet - Cheptene, FRA | 2018 PD World ShowDance STD | Riga, Latvia

 

Fb5UvYvGnTA|Retirement Gaudet - Cheptene, FRA | 2018 PD World ShowDance STD | Riga, Latvia