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Nadiya Bychkova
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Born
Nadiya Bychkova

(1989-08-24) 24 August 1989 (age 29)
Luhansk, Ukraine
ResidenceLondon, United Kingdom
CitizenshipUkrainian
OccupationBallroom and latin dancer
Home townSempas, Slovenia
Height172 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Spouse(s)Matija Skarabot
Partner(s)Miha Vodičar
od 2006

Nadiya Bychkova (Ukrainian: Надія Бичкова) (born 24 August 1989 in Luhansk, Ukraine)[1] is a Ukrainian ballroom and Latin American dancer who competes for Slovenia with Miha Vodicar. They were World Champions in '10' Dance in 2014 and 2015.[2]

In 2017, Bychkova appeared as a professional dancer in the fifteenth series of the British television dance show, Strictly Come Dancing. She was partnered with EastEnders actor Davood Ghadami.[3] They were eliminated on Week 11 of the competition, finishing in sixth place. She returned for her second series in 2018, partnered with another former EastEnders actor and also Blue singer Lee Ryan.[4]

She had previously been a professional dancer on the Bosnian version of the show.[5]

Contents

  • 1 Strictly Come Dancing performances
    • 1.1 Series 15: with celebrity partner Davood Ghadami
    • 1.2 Series 16: with celebrity partner Lee Ryan
  • 2 References

Strictly Come Dancing performances[edit]

Series Partner Place Average
Score
15 Davood Ghadami 6th 30.4
16 Lee Ryan 14th 22.3

Series 15: with celebrity partner Davood Ghadami[edit]

Week No. Dance/Song Judges' score Total Result
Revel Horwood Bussell Ballas Tonioli
1 Cha-cha-cha / "Dedication to My Ex (Miss That)" 6 7 7 7 27 No Elimination
2 Quickstep / "Last Nite" 6 7 7 7 27 Safe
3 Samba / "Stayin' Alive" 4 7 7 7 25 Safe
4 Viennese Waltz / "Say You Love Me" 6 7 8 8 29 Bottom two
5 Jive / "Tell Her About It" 6 8 8 22 Safe
6 Rumba / "Wicked Game" 5 7 6 7 25 Safe
7 American Smooth / "This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)" 8 9 9 9 35 Safe
8 Charleston / "The Lambeth Walk" 9 9 10 10 38 Safe
9 Paso Doble / "Live and Let Die" 8 9 9 9 35 Safe
10 Waltz / "With You I'm Born Again"
Paso Doble-a-thon / "España Cañí"
8
4
9
extra
9
points
9
awarded
35
39
Safe
11 Argentine Tango / "The Phantom of the Opera" 7 8 7 7 29 Eliminated
  • Green numbers indicate Davood & Nadiya were at the top of the leaderboard.
  • Red numbers indicate Davood & Nadiya were at the bottom of the leaderboard.

Series 16: with celebrity partner Lee Ryan[edit]

Week No. Dance/Song Judges' score Total Result
Revel Horwood Bussell Ballas Tonioli
1 Waltz / "Take It To The Limit" 4 6 6 6 22 No Elimination
2 Jive / "Blue Suede Shoes" 6 7 6 7 26 Bottom Two
3 Cha-Cha-Cha / "The Power of Love" 3 5 5 6 19 Eliminated
  • Red numbers indicate Lee & Nadiya were at the bottom of the leaderboard.