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Strictly’s Nicola Adams and Katya Jones seen after finale party

Nicola Adams and Katya Jones returned to the ex boxer’s flat together after partying until midnight following Saturday’s Strictly Come Dancing finale.

The dance partners were pictured looking in great spirits as they headed inside together after celebrating the end of the 2020 series of the hit BBC show. 

The boxer, 38, and dancer, 31, made a comeback during the live final where they performed a sizzling final dance after they were forced to leave the competition when Katya tested positive for covid.

What a night! Nicola Adams and Katya Jones returned to the ex boxer’s flat together after partying till midnight’following Saturday’s Strictly Come Dancing finale

The pair, both wearing masks, wore matching padded coats as they arrived home laden with gift bags and luggage.

The duo returned to Nicola’s rented London apartment at 12:30am after partying until midnight at a ‘boozy after-show bash’.

Their return to Nicola’s flat came just 30 minutes after Prime Minister Boris Johnson put a third of England, including London, into a brutal new ‘Tier 4’.   

Yet BBC bosses have insisted that the duo have broken ‘no rules’ due to the show’s ‘support bubble’ system where celebrities and pros were partnered up in order to compete on the show. 

Celebrating: The dance partners were pictured looking in great spirits as they headed inside together after celebrating the end of the 2020 series of the hit BBC show.

Celebrating: The dance partners were pictured looking in great spirits as they headed inside together after celebrating the end of the 2020 series of the hit BBC show.

Reunited: The boxer, 38, and dancer, 31, made a comeback during the live final where they performed a sizzling final dance after they were forced to leave the competition

Reunited: The boxer, 38, and dancer, 31, made a comeback during the live final where they performed a sizzling final dance after they were forced to leave the competition

MailOnline has contacted Strictly Come Dancing, Nicola and Katya’s representatives for comment.  

Nicola and Katya were seen leaving the north London apartment together on Sunday following the exciting show the night before.     

The pair both climbed into a lavish red Jaguar F-Pace SUV, with prices starting for the vehicle at £39,750.  

That's a wrap: The pair, both wearing masks, wore matching padded coats as they arrived home laden with gift bags and luggage

That’s a wrap: The pair, both wearing masks, wore matching padded coats as they arrived home laden with gift bags and luggage

Souvenir: Nicola clutched a Strictly 2021 book as she giggled with Katya on the stroll inside

Souvenir: Nicola clutched a Strictly 2021 book as she giggled with Katya on the stroll inside 

Baggage: The pair patiently waited for their driver to unload all their bags from the car

Baggage: The pair patiently waited for their driver to unload all their bags from the car

Earlier in the day, Katya shared a sweet snap of the pair ahead of their dance, as she congratulated winner Bill Bailey and everyone involved in Strictly for a great series. 

Katya and Nicola, who made history by becoming the first-ever same sex couple to participate on the show, were left devastated when they left the series following Week 3 after the ballroom expert contracted coronavirus. 

And ensuring they came back with a bang, the sportswoman and the choreographer delivered a sizzling routine to Michael Bublé’s rendition of Feeling Good, before Bill and pro Oti Mabuse were announced as this year’s winner.

Home: Katya followed Nicola inside her rented North London flat, which she has called home since moving to London for Strictly earlier this year

Home: Katya followed Nicola inside her rented North London flat, which she has called home since moving to London for Strictly earlier this year

Home sweet home: Katya, who is in a support bubble with Nicola for Strictly, stayed over

Home sweet home: Katya, who is in a support bubble with Nicola for Strictly, stayed over 

Party hard: The duo returned to Nicola's rented London apartment at 12:30am after partying until midnight at a 'boozy after-show bash'

Party hard: The duo returned to Nicola’s rented London apartment at 12:30am after partying until midnight at a ‘boozy after-show bash’

Olympian Nicola nailed androgynous chic in a navy sheer shirt and black trousers, while Russian beauty Katya amped up the glamour in an asymmetric dress. 

The dynamic duo captivated the audience as they performed twists and turns on the dancefloor, with many fans claiming they would have reached the final if they weren’t removed from the programme prematurely.

Viewers wrote on Twitter: ‘Oh yes, how much I’ve missed these two history makers Katya and Nicola. Having seen their dance, I’m now feeling good as well. What #Strictly legends these two are. Great dance for the #StrictlyFinal.’

Sore head? Nicola and Katya were seen leaving the north London apartment together on Sunday following the exciting show the night before

Sore head? Nicola and Katya were seen leaving the north London apartment together on Sunday following the exciting show the night before

Heading home: Katya looked tired as she emerged from the flat and caught a lift in Nicola's car

Heading home: Katya looked tired as she emerged from the flat and caught a lift in Nicola's car

Heading home: Katya looked tired as she emerged from the flat and caught a lift in Nicola’s car

Nice ride: The pair both climbed into a lavish red Jaguar F-Pace SUV, with prices starting for the vehicle at £39,750

Nice ride: The pair both climbed into a lavish red Jaguar F-Pace SUV, with prices starting for the vehicle at £39,750

Leaving London: Nicola made sure she had everything and everyone safelt in her plush car

Leaving London: Nicola made sure she had everything and everyone safelt in her plush car

Driver's seat: Nicola took the wheel and drove Katya home after their night together

Driver’s seat: Nicola took the wheel and drove Katya home after their night together

‘I’m so glad these two were able to come back and deliver this! I was so excited to see how Katya would choreograph an in-hold ballroom routine and she did NOT disappoint. Loved it!’ shared another.

‘Tell you what, on that performance alone they’d have been in the final. Awesome, spinetingling stuff!’ remarked a third fan.

With a fourth adding: ‘Nicola and Katya are amazing together – such a huge shame that they had to leave the competition when they did. The dance they did tonight was really something.’

Luggage: The ex boxer carried belongings to her car as she appeared to be moving out and returning to her Manchester home

Luggage: The ex boxer carried belongings to her car as she appeared to be moving out and returning to her Manchester home

Moving: A man was spotted taking belongings out of Nicola's rented flat incluidnga box of posessions and a scooter

Moving: A man was spotted taking belongings out of Nicola's rented flat incluidnga box of posessions and a scooter

Moving: A man was spotted taking belongings out of Nicola’s rented flat incluidnga box of posessions and a scooter 

Packing up: He carried cardboard boxes inside to pack everything up

Packing up: He carried cardboard boxes inside to pack everything up 

Packing it in: A van was stuffed full with the athlete's belongings, ready to take home

Packing it in: A van was stuffed full with the athlete’s belongings, ready to take home

MailOnline previously revealed the pair had to self-isolate for 14 days after Katya’s diagnosis.

Teasing their return last month on Strictly spin-off show, It Takes Two, via video from her home, Nicola revealed: ‘Well, you know, as my saying goes: “I do like doing the most”. Me and Katya will be coming back!’

Host Zoe Ball quickly clarified they would be dancing for one last time, rather than taking part in the competition again.

Say cheese! On Saturday Katya shared a sweet snap of the pair ahead of their dance, as she congratulated winner Bill Bailey and everyone involved in Strictly for a great series

Say cheese! On Saturday Katya shared a sweet snap of the pair ahead of their dance, as she congratulated winner Bill Bailey and everyone involved in Strictly for a great series

They're back! Nicola and Katya made a grand return for Saturday's finale after being forced to pull out of the competition due to the pro testing positive for coronavirus

They’re back! Nicola and Katya made a grand return for Saturday’s finale after being forced to pull out of the competition due to the pro testing positive for coronavirus 

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