World Amateur Ballroom Championship 1939 in Munich, a short video clip

Winners were John Wells (Elsa Wells’ brother) with Renee Sissons. They won it for the sixth time in a row (they also won Blackpool five times and were second once …1932-1937). Next were Otto and Inge Teipel, the German Champions at the time.

1. John Wells/Renee Sissons, Great Britain

2. Otto und Inge Teipel, Germany

3. Kokoska/Jirovcova, Czech Republic (formerly Czechoslovakia)

4. Louis Aasted Halse/Andersen, Denmark

5. Albert Schmucki/Trudi Kaufmann, Switzerland

 
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Brigitt Mayer-Karakis is the author of the award winning book "Ballroom Icons", and chief archivist for the WDC Dance History project.
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