Ore Oduba, British sports presenter as well as a broadcaster is the winner of Strictly Come Dancing 2016 and becomes the 14th champion of the hit BBC show.
Caption: Winning moment of Dancing with the stars as Oduba broke in tears.
But speaking through tears, Oduba turned to Clifton and said:
“I love you with all of my heart.
Moreover, he added:
“I am so speechless. I just wanted to say thank you. Thank you for everything you’ve given me.You are the most incredible person. This has been the most incredible experience of my life.I’ve learnt to dance. I’ve made a best friend. I’ve been on the show that I’ve loved for the past 12 years.”
Speechless. @joanneclifton we did it. Thank you everyone. No more words.— Ore Oduba (@OreOduba) December 17, 2016
His partner Joanne was equally emotional and said:
“Thank you. I can’t believe it. Thank you for working so hard. You’ve become a dancer.”
The pair collected the prestigious glitterball trophy ahead of tournament favorite Danny Mac and partner Oti Mabuse as well as former pop star Louise Redknapp, who was partnered with Joanne’s brother, Kevin Clifton.
Ore Oduba and his partner Joanne Clifton’s 118 point was enough to be on top of the final leaderboard as their rival competitors finished on 116. He bagged back to back two perfect scores during the evening; first one was for his Showdance performance, which wowed judges and fans alike with his and partner Joanne Clifton's gravity-defying routine. The couple then scored another perfect score of 40 for their jive, set to Runaway Baby.
One of the Judge Darcey Bussell grabbed the new champion Oduba for a quick selfie after his win as well as congratulated him publicly on Twitter.
“I’ll miss just turning up and the anticipation of what is going to occur. I will miss what I consider the three best judges on television, being close to the band and the fabulous singers.
An average of 11.3 million viewers watched BBC1’s flagship entertainment show that aired on Saturday nights which is the highest figure recorded, according to data compiled by the Press Association.
Congratulations to Ore Oduba!
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