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    After serving two years, WDSF President Lukas Hinder resigns to bring the constituent parties closer together in how they interpret dance as sport. After a tranisitionary period, First Vice-President Shawn Tay will succeed him.

    18/06/2018 read more ...
  • On The Olympic Channel

    IOC President Thomas Bach made reference to the Memorandum of Understanding signed between WDSF and the Olympic Channel just hours prior to "We dance TOGETHER," the DanceSport documentary, premiering there.

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  • At The End of Day One

    A gala dinner brought the first day of the 2018 General Meeting in Lausanne to a conclusion. In a short speech and pre-dinner toast, WDSF President Lukas Hinder took a brief look at a day he considered to be truly remarkable.

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  • The President's Hour

    The nearly 200 delegates and observers to the 2018 General Meeting who had gathered at the auditorium of the Lausanne Olympic Museum were able to listen to a highly inspirational speech by the IOC President Dr Thomas Bach.

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  • Do Your Dance

    The delegates to the 2018 General Meeting in Lausanne, SUI, will get to watch parts of the "We dance TOGETHER" documentary as interludes during tomorrow's Gala Dinner Dinner at the Royal Savoy Hotel. You can watch too!

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  • Presidium Meeting Starts

    The Presidium Meeting preceding the 2018 General Meeting starts at the House of International Sports in Lausanne, SUI. GAISF President and IOC Executive Board Member Patrick Baumann addresses the meeting.

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Three In A Row 29/04/2013

Heinz-Josef - Aurelia Bickers © Roland

142 Standard couples in Senior II gathered in Calvia on Mallorca, ESP, to dance for the world title.

As was the case two years earlier, when the 2011 World Championship was also held on the Balearic island, Germans Heinz-Josef Bickers - Aurelia Bickers claimed first again, making it their third consecutive win altogether.

Runners-up were Carlo Wilmer Righero - Manuela Traversi, ITA, in second and Moreno Carnelli - Michela Saggiorato, ITA, in third.

The 2013 European DanceSport Championship Youth Ten Dance was held in the Moldovan capital Chisinau. Alexandru Birca - Ekaterina Vyalshina, MDA, won ahead of Anton Lam-Viri - Anna Ilina, RUS, and Paraschiv Mihai-Vlad - Diandra-Aniela Illes, ROU.