DanceSport Rankings From The World Games 2017

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Some of the best DanceSport athletes in the world came together to compete at the 2017 World Games in Wroclaw, Poland, on July 28-29.

Among the 27 different sport disciplines at the Games, the DanceSport competition saw gold medals awarded to champions in four categories -- Standard, Salsa, Latin, and Rock n' Roll.

Here are the final rankings from the 2017 World Games in the DanceSport categories:


2017 World Games DanceSport Rankings

 
Standard Division
Rank Couple Country Start #
1 Benedetto Ferruggia - Claudia Koehler GER 18
2 Dmitry Zharkov - Olga Kulikova RUS 29
3 Evaldas Sodeika - Ieva Zukauskaite LTU 25
4 Francesco Galuppo - Debora Pacini ITA 21
5 Mateusz Brzozowski - Justyna Mozdzonek POL 27
6 Laszlo Csaba - Pali Viktoria HUN 19
 
Adult Rock N' Roll
Rank Couple Country Start #
1 Jacek Tarczylo - Anna Miadzielec POL 76
2 Konstantin Chistikov - Ksenia Osnovina RUS 77
3 Tobias Bludau - Michelle Uhl GER 72
4 Steinar Berg - Anne Ragnhild Olstad NOR 74
5 Nicolas Thevenon - Melitine Poulios FRA 71
6 Marek Divoky - Lenka Richtrova CZE 70
7 Filip Kocis - Andrea Hruskova SVK 79
8 Stephan Schlegel - Gwendoline Schlegel SUI 81
9 Franci Pevc - Tina Rabic SLO 80
10 Thomas Glaser - Verena Lampeter AUT 69
11 Sabine Mendy - Clarisse Sagna Lea SEN 78
12 Swapnil Londhe - Tanushree Rakshit IND 73
13 Jorge Vera Zambrano - Santia Hinostroza Fernanez Hinostroza Fernandez PER 75
14 Jonathan Bell - Megan Bolton AUS 68
 
Adult Latin
Rank Couple Country Start #
1 Gabriele Goffredo - Anna Matus MDA 56
2 Armen Tsaturyan - Svetlana Gudyno RUS 61
3 Charles-Guillaume Schmitt - Elena Salikhova FRA 49
4 Andrea Silvestri - Varadi Martina HUN 50
5 Guillem Pascual - Rosa Carne ESP 64
6 Moldovan Paul - Tatar Cristina ROU 60
 
Adult Salsa On One
Rank Couple Country Start #
1 Stevens Rebolledo Montano - Yinessa Ortega COL 35
2 Jefferson Benjumea - Adriana Avila Molina COL 36
3 Simone Sanfilippo Tabo' - Serena Maso ITA 41
4 Jakub Mazuch - Tereza Vodickova CZE 37
5 Jose Romero - Jessica Valencia Naveda ECU 38
6 Juan Alejandro Pallares Ferreiro - Magali Piedra Gutierrez ESP 42

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