- Ilka Scheible
Shock at the Alte Reithalle as a dancer broke down while leaving the floor after the second heat in Samba in First aid was provided until the emergency physician arrived. As the patient was led of the hall by the doctor and paramedics there was loud applause of the audience to support them. the first round.
Nevertheless, the couples concentrated on their competition and went back to the floor after the delay. Russians George Osadchy/Tatiana Nikolaeva, who were also successful at danceComp in Wuppertal, pushed through and won the gold medal. Silver went to Ruben Viciana Lopez/Eva Moya from Spain.
Two German couples, the acting champions and runner-up, reached the final. Engin Önder/Sonja Schäufler, who were second at the German championship, reversed the order and won bronze. Erik Heyden/Julia Luckow landed on fifth place.
1. Georgy Osadchy/Tatiana Nikolaeva, Russia
2. Ruben Viciana Lopez/Eva Moya, Spain
3. Engin Önder/Sonja Schäufler, Germany
4. Umberto Abbatangelo/Luna Indriolo, Italy
5. Erik Heyden/Julia Luckow, Germany
6. Shingo und Akiko Nagoshi, Japan