MADRID – The Olympic Channel global digital platform presents LIVE streaming coverage of the World Dance Sport Federation (WDSF) 2019 World Breaking Championship this Sunday, 23 June, from Nanjing, China. Coverage begins at 13:30 local time (07:30 CEST, 01:30 EDT) and is available worldwide* at olympicchannel.com and its mobile apps.
More than 150 b-boys and b-girls from 66 countries will battle in front of 12 of the sport’s most respected figures who will score each athlete on six criteria: creativity, personality, technique, variety, performance and musicality. The format consists of one on one round-robin breaking battles following by semi-finals and final where two dancers will be crowned world champions. The championship is also one of the qualifying events for the first World Urban Games in Budapest, Hungary in September 2019.
B-boys to watch are b-boy Bumblebee (RUS) and b-boy Shigekix (JPN), the gold and bronze medallists, respectively, at Buenos Aires 2018. Also, top-ranked b-boy Menno (NED) and b-boy Wing (KOR) will be ones to watch. The b-girls to keep an eye on are Instagram sensation b-girl Logistx (USA), number five world-ranked b-girl Señorita Carlota (FRA), and Youth Olympic Games silver medallists b-girl Emma (CAN) and b-girl Lexy (ITA).
Breaking made its Olympic debut at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 and is one of four sports being considered for the Olympic programme at the Olympic Games Paris 2024 along with skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing.
Offering year-round coverage of Olympic sports and elite athletes in their quest for success, the Olympic Channel over-the-top (OTT) service is available worldwide at olympicchannel.com, its mobile apps and on connected TV devices.
Olympic Channel LIVE Streaming Schedule: 2019 WDSF World Breaking Championship
All times local (CST / UTC+8). Schedule is subject to change.
Sunday, 23 June
B-girl Round Robin 13:30
B-boy Round Robin 15:00
Open Ceremony 19:00
Knock-out Rounds 19:30
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