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Travel Subsidies 17/07/2014

2014 GrandSlam Wuhan In addition to the established GrandSlam prize money that will be at stake as always, the top 12 couples in the Latin and Standard standing will beneifit from travel subsidies granted by the Wuhan organisers.

The Chinese DanceSport Federation and the Wuhan Sports Administration announced that couples placing first to third will receive 1,500 €, couples from fourth to sixth 1,200 €, and couples from seventh to twelfth 800 € to offset their travel expenses.

Wuhan takes the place of Beijing as host city of a GrandSlam leg in the annual series through 2017. It is the capital of the Hubei province and has a population of 10 million. Wuhan airport is China's fourth international hub together with Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.

In a conference held yesterday at the Wuhan Zhuankou Sports Centre, the venue for the GrandSlam, the organisers presented their concepts for a perfectly organised event to the press.