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DSSV hits 30-year mark

Birgit Schwarze, president of DSSV, addresses the guests during the 30th anniversary celebration.More than 200 invited guests celebrated the 30th anniversary of DSSV at the Lindtner Hotel in Hamburg-Harburg, Germany.

Moderated in late night talk show-style by Ferdinand Linzenich, whose family started their chain of fitness centers in the 1980s, Refit Kamberovic and Birgit Schwarze looked back at milestones in the German Sportstudio Association´s past.

Industry veterans Albert Busek (Sport Revue, IFBB), Hubert Horn (Body Media), Manfred Kartheuser(Juka Doyo) and Johannes Marx (BSA/DHFPG) were all in attendance. International attendees included Swiss Rene Stoss (Inko), Paul Eigenmann (Qualicert) and Jean Pierre Schupp, and Bofan Branjovic of Croatia.

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