13-08 WDSF Grand Slam Standard – Stuttgart / Germany

The last highlight of this year´s German Open Championships was the WDSF Grand Slam Standard. 288 ! couples started at Friday morning. After seven rounds the twelve adjudicators had qualified six couples for the final. Emanuel Valeri - Tania Kehlet from Denmark won the competition with 195,00 points. Simone Segatori - Annette Sudol from Germany became runners with a total of 194,13 points. Read more [...]

13-08 German Open Championships – Showtime (Amateurs & Professionals)

German Open Championships presented a lot of shows during the evening sessions. 10 years GOC in Stuttgart was the occasion for a special show at the first evening followed by a freestyle latin show presented by top professional couples. On Thursday the professional freestyle standard shows were on. And on Friday the top amateur couples presented their freestyle shows. Have a look ... Read more [...]

13-08 WDSF Senior II Open Standard – GOC Stuttgart / Germany

German Open Championships set the stage for many high level competitions again. Same procedure as every year? Yes and no. This year, 232 couples had come to compete in this class. So it took two days to find the six finalists. Winners were Heinz-Josef & Aurelia Bickers from Germany ahed of Michael & Beate Lindner (Germany), who were set on runners-up position. Armando Nespoli - Natalia Gualandris from Italy achieved 3rd place. The results of the two German couples, Read more [...]

13-08 WDSF PD World Super Grand Prix Latin – GOC Stuttgart / Germany

Third day at German Open Championships. Time for WDSF PD Professional World Super Grand Prix Latin. Martino Zanibellato - Michelle Abildstrup from Denmark won all dances in the final ahead of Vladimir Karpov - Mariya Tzaptashvilli from Russia. Sergey Tatarenko - Viktoria Tatarenko from Germany achieved 3rd place. 4. Saverio Loria - Zeudi Zanetti / Italy 5. Zufar Zaripov - Anna Ludwig-Tchemodourova / Austria 6. Sergiu Luca - Maria Pia Arces / Germany   See the video of the Read more [...]

13-08 WDSF PD World Super Grand Prix Standard – GOC Stuttgart / Germany

27th German Open took place from 13th - 17th of August this year. Stuttgart for the 10th time was host of the competition with more than 5,000 starts on three floors. The opening evening promised to become very exciting. The Professional World Super Grand Prix Standard was the first event to see the Professional World Champion Standard - Mirko Gozzoli & Edita Daniute / Lithuania from Lithuania - and the Amateur World Champion Standard - Benedetto Ferruggia & Claudia Köhler from Germany - Read more [...]

13-07 IWGA World Games
Santiago di Cali / Colombia

DanceSport was part of the World Games 2013 in Santiago di Cali / Colombia with latin, ballroom and of course with salsa. Plaza de Toros, a bullfighting arena, set the stage for the paso double and the other latin american and ballroom dances and salsa. More than 17,000 spectators had come to the arena and some two thousand people were outside waiting for a place in vain. Gabriele Goffredo - Anna Matus from Moldova danced for gold in latin section on Saturday evening.   Timur Read more [...]