The pair went on to win the competition, defeating Matt Baker and his partner Aliona Vilani, and being crowned series champions for 2010.Chigvintsev is one of four professionals to win the series as a first-time Strictly pro.In week 6 they were top of the leaderboard with their salsa.They also had good scores for the next five weeks of 36, 38, 35, 34, and 38.Chigvintsev's celebrity partner in the 10th series of Strictly Come Dancing was television presenter Fern Britton. His celebrity partner in the eleventh series of Strictly Come Dancing was former Coronation Street star Natalie Gumede, who played Kirsty Soames.They reached the finals and became one of the runners-up, along with Susanna Reid and Kevin Clifton, losing to model Abbey Clancy.Artem joined Strictly Come Dancing straight from Burn the Floor in London in 2010-2013 in his first year, winning the show along with his celebrity partner Kara Tointon.Chigvintsev was born at Izhevsk, Udmurt Republic, RSFSR, Soviet Union.
quality=80&strip=all&w=300" data-large-file="https://metrouk2.files.wordpress.com/2016/04/ad_204489861.jpg? quality=80&strip=all&w=1024" data-original-width="210" data-original-height="140" itemprop=" title="AD_204489861.jpg" style="width: 210px; height: 140px;" data-max-width="620" width="210" height="140" data-rsz="no" src="data:image/gif;base64,i VBORw0KGgo AAAANSUh EUg AAAAEAAAABCAQAAAC1HAw CAAAAC0l EQVR42m P8/B8AAus B9FD6Pn0AAAAASUVORK5CYII=" data-src=" alt="DANCING WITH THE STARS - "Episode 2201" - "Dancing with the Stars" is back with an all-new celebrity cast ready to hit the ballroom floor.Artem and Mischa were apparently spotted out at French restaurant The Little Door in LA before heading to Chateau Marmont where they are reported to have met with some of the actress’ friends, according to Entertainment Tonight.‘They’ve been in touch after the show and care about each other but this is the first proper date,’ a source told ET. She has become giddy when talking about him and quite smitten with him.’ NEW YORK, NY – MARCH 08: Artem Chigvintsev and partner Mischa Barton pose at the 22nd Season Stars of ABC’s “Dancing With The Stars” cast announcement at Planet Hollywood Times Square on March 8, 2016 in New York City.(Photo by Aaron Poole/ABC via Getty Images) MISCHA BARTON, ARTEM CHIGVINTSEV" class="" data-rewritten="true" / The source adds that Artem apparently ‘pursued her for a while’, and eventually gave in, calling their night out to Chateau Marmont ‘an official date’.However, despite the rumours, a representative for Artem denied they are anything more than friends to ET, saying: ‘Mischa and Artem are not dating.