Latin

Dancesport World Latin Champions

The best Latin dancers in the world. This is a list of the winners of the World Latin Championships from years past to today.

International Style Latin consists of the following five dances: Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble, and Jive.

Professional Latin World Champions
Year Couple Country
2011 Riccardo Cocchi & Yulia Zagoruychenko USA
2010 Riccardo Cocchi & Yulia Zagoruychenko USA
2009 Michael Malitowski & Joanna Leunis Poland
2008 Michael Malitowski & Joanna Leunis Poland
2007 Bryan Watson & Carmen Vincelj Germany
2006 Bryan Watson & Carmen Vincelj Germany
2005 Bryan Watson & Carmen Vincelj Germany
2004 Bryan Watson & Carmen Vincelj Germany
2003 Bryan Watson & Carmen Vincelj Germany
2002 Bryan Watson & Carmen Vincelj Germany
2001 Bryan Watson & Carmen Vincelj Germany
2000 Bryan Watson & Carmen Vincelj Germany
1999 Bryan Watson & Carmen Vincelj Germany
1998 Donnie Burns & Gaynor Fairweather Scotland
1997 Hans-Reinhard Galke & Bianca Schreiber Germany
1996 Donnie Burns & Gaynor Fairweather Scotland
1995 Donnie Burns & Gaynor Fairweather Scotland
1994 Donnie Burns & Gaynor Fairweather Scotland
1993 Donnie Burns & Gaynor Fairweather Scotland
1992 Donnie Burns & Gaynor Fairweather Scotland
1991 Donnie Burns & Gaynor Fairweather Scotland
1990 Donnie Burns & Gaynor Fairweather Scotland
1989 Donnie Burns & Gaynor Fairweather Scotland
1988 Donnie Burns & Gaynor Fairweather Scotland
1987 Donnie Burns & Gaynor Fairweather Scotland
1986 Donnie Burns & Gaynor Fairweather Scotland
1985 Donnie Burns & Gaynor Fairweather Scotland
1984 Donnie Burns & Gaynor Fairweather Scotland
1983 Espen & Kirsten Salberg Norway
1982 Espen & Kirsten Salberg Norway
1981 Alan & Hazel Fletcher England
1980 Alan & Hazel Fletcher England
1979 Alan & Hazel Fletcher England
1978 Alan & Hazel Fletcher England
1977 Alan & Hazel Fletcher England
1976 Peter Maxwell & Lynn Harman England
1975 Hans-Peter & Ingeborg Fischer Austria
1974 Hans-Peter & Ingeborg Fischer Austria
1973 Hans-Peter & Ingeborg Fischer Austria
1972 Wolfgang & Evelyn Opitz Germany
1971 Rudolf & Mechtild Trautz Germany
1970 Rudolf & Mechtild Trautz Germany
1969 Rudolf & Mechtild Trautz Germany
1968 Bill & Bobbie Irvine England
1967 Rudolf & Mechtild Trautz Germany
1966 Bill & Bobbie Irvine England
1965 Walter & Marianne Kaiser Switzerland
1964 Walter Laird & Lorraine Reynolds England
1963 Walter Laird & Lorraine Reynolds England
1962 Walter Laird & Lorraine Reynolds England
1961 Bill & Bobbie Irvine Scotland
1960 Bill Irvine & Bobbie Irvine Scotland
1959 Leonard Patrick & Doreen Key England