Sunday evening, June 24, 2013, Sudak, a small historic town located on Crimean peninsula, Ukraine, hosted the 2013 WDSF European Youth Latin Championship.
The competitions started first round with 52 couples from 27 European countries. Each countries was represented by two couples, only Croatia and Turkey came in Sudak with one pair.
Nikita Pavlov – Dariia Palyey from Russia won the title after five rounds of dancing, in a final with 7 couples.Their partnership started in Februry 2010. In the same year they succeded to dance the final of GOC as junior. A year later, they won the silver medal in Sttutgart. In january this year they became the Russian champions in youth latin.
The silver medal went also to a Russian couple, Leonid Tishkin – Ekaterina Sharanova. Paraschiv Mihai-Vlad – Diandra-Aniela Illes were the bronze medalists.
2013 WDSF European Championship Youth Latin
1. Nikita Pavlov – Dariya Palyey, Russian Federation
2. Leonid Tishkin – Ekaterina Sharanova, Russian Federation
3. Paraschiv Mihai-Vlad – Diandra-Aniela Illes, Romania
4. Artyom Liaskovsky – Liana Odikadze, Israel
5. Vadim Lehmann – Maria Kleinschmidt, Germany
6. Gabriele Oliva – Anna Scintu, Italy
7. Petro Pasha – Alexandra Koldan, Ukraine