Vladislav Untu – Polina Baryshnikova from Moldova won the highlight of this year’s Austrian Open Championships, the World Youth Championship Latin. For Austria, Tim Grabenwöger – Natalie Cremar once again showed their class with their semifinal debut. They placed 10th, motivated by the home crowd. The second ÖTSV – pair Leon Mühleder – Liliána Farkas put on 44th place a strong World Cup premiere on the floor. In the second highlight of the day, the WDSF World Open Standard, Klemens Hofer and Barbara Westermayer were able to show a strong 12th place. Victory went to the pair Alexey Glukhov – Anastasia Glazunova from Russia. Tomorrow’s Sunday sees the closing of the 26th Austrian Open 2019 with four more competitions, the highlights being the 53rd Viennese Waltz competition which has been won by Klemens Hofer and Barbara Westermayer in the last three years.
Last year’s runners-up Vladislav Untu – Moldova’s Polina Baryshnikova were securing the win after five rounds. The newly crowned youth champions of the youth class were overwhelmed: “It’s great emotions, we are overjoyed and would like to thank everyone who believed in us and supported us.”
The silver medal secured German Pugachev – Ariadna Tishova from Russia. Behind the runners-up were Nitu Eric Marius – Iosub Antonia Ioana (Romania) in third place.