Nadiya Bychkova from Ukraine started dancing at just 4 years old.
Nadiya is a two-time World Champion and European Champion in Ballroom and Latin ‘10’ Dance in 2014 and 2015.
The dancer is a multiple-time Slovenian Ballroom and Latin Championand has taken part in the Bosnian version of Strictly.
Nadiya first joined Strictly Come Dancingin 2017 partnering with EastEndersstar Davood Ghadami. Nadiya and Davood ended up finishing in an impressive sixth place dancing an Argentine Tango to Phantom Of The Opera.
Nadiya continued to join the Strictly family for the following years partnering with Blue’sLee Ryan, and professional footballer David James.
Nadiya has also been the face of Michael Korsand an ambassador for lingerie range Lisca.
Outside of work commitments she lives in Slovenia with her football fiancé, Matija Skarabot, and her daughter.