The IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport European Championships is a biennial event. It took place last month in Kosice, Slovakia (October 30-November 3, 2016) with the participation of 14 European countries and over 100 dancers in 3 days of competitions.
Israel was represented by 5 wheelchair dancing couples. The dancers were accompanied by their instructor, choreographer, and fellow dancer, Yelena Feitliher. Their performances brought much pride to everyone.
Vital Singer won a Silver Medal in the Solo category of the Latino Dances, dancing alone in her wheelchair, and won the Bronze Medal in the Freestyle category, dancing together with her standing partner, the dancer and choreographer Sean Ziv.
Adam Greenfeld, a wheelchair dancer with his standing dance partner Natalia Kutik (both pictured at top), won the Silver Medal in the Freestyle category; and Shlomo (Sammy) Dahan and Maytal Wax, both in wheelchairs, won the Bronze Medal in the Latino Dances category.
Anna Wishbein, with her dance partner Gili, came in fourth place, in ‘Class 1 Combi’.
At another international competition, The Human Integra Cup 2016, which recently took place in Bratislava, wheelchair dancer Nahum (Humi) Prital and his partner Sarai Gelb won the Gold Medal.