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RUSSIAN WHEELCHAIR DANCING CHAMPIONSHIP WILL BE HELD IN SAINT PETERSBURG

10 September 2021
From 11 to 12 September 2021, the Russian Wheelchair Dancing Championship will be held in St. Petersburg.

Competitions will be held in the congress hall of the Holiday Inn Moscow Gate St. Petersburg hotel. On September 11, at 14.00, the official opening ceremony of the competition will take place - a parade of participants, an exhibition performance from the athletes of the Russian national wheelchair dancing team and greetings from officials.

A record number of athletes submitted applications for participation - 107 athletes from 18 regions of the country - the cities of Moscow, Sevastopol and St. Petersburg, the Primorsky and Perm Territories, the Udmurt and Chuvash Republics, the Republic of Tatarstan, the Vologda, Lipetsk, Moscow, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tambov, Tver and the Tyumen Oblast, as well as the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. This is the largest competition in number in the history of the country's wheelchair dancing championships.

For two days, medals will be played in the European, Latin American and free programs among combi pairs (one partner dances on their feet, the second in a wheelchair), competitions in the European and Latin American programs for duets (both partners dance in a wheelchair), in the general and free programs among men and women in single discipline. In total, athletes will compete for 18 sets of awards in official disciplines.

The program of the tournament also includes competitions among juniors in the general and free programs and competitions in the free program for duets.

Outside of the official classification, there will be competitions for children aged 7 to 12 years in the general and free programs.

Traditionally, unofficial competitions will beautify the performances of the ensembles.

Based on the results of the national championship, the composition of the Russian national team will be formed to participate in the 2021 World Cup, which will be held in Korea in November this year.

After the end of the national championship on September 13 and 14, an interregional master class will be held in St. Petersburg under the program "The ABC of Wheelchair Dancing"




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