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Nadiya Bychkova

Meet the blonde bombshell of Strictly!

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Ukranian Pro Nadiya joined the Strictly family in 2017, but left a lasting impression with the Judges and public alike after making it all the way to the Quarter Final with EastEnders actor Davood Ghadami.

In 2018 she took to the dancefloor with Blue singer Lee Ryan, who's also one of Albert Square's famous alumni. The duo made it to week three of the competition.


As two-time World Champion and European Champion in Ballroom and Latin ‘10’ Dance, Nadiya really knows her way around a dancefloor, as well as having taken part in the Bosnian version of Strictly Come Dancing.

She’s also a multiple-time Slovenian Ballroom and Latin Champion, and is a familiar face to many of the Strictly family, having trained at the same Slovenian dance school as fellow Pro Aljaž Skorjanec.

We’ve no doubts that this new Strictly siren will settle in a treat. Welcome, Nadiya!