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TV presenter Ore Oduba and Joanne Clifton crowned Strictly Come Dancing champions

Ore Oduba and Joanne Clifton Credit: BBC

Television presenter Ore Oduba broke down in tears as he and partner Joanne Clifton were crowned Strictly Come Dancing champions 2016.

The BBC news and sports broadcaster had received no dance training prior to taking part on the show and finished top of the leaderboard on Saturday night.

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The pair collected the glitterball trophy ahead of favourite Danny Mac and partner Oti Mabuse and former pop star Louise Redknapp, who was partnered with Joanne's brother, Kevin Clifton.

The pair said a "huge huge thank you" to all of their fans and supporters.

Oduba and Clifton's 118 was enough to top the final leaderboard of the series, with their rival couples both finishing on 116.

Mac and Mabuse's record-breaking samba to Magalenha by Sergio Mendes again scored 40 points.

It became the first ever samba to be given full marks in the show's history when the pair performed it for the first time in week 10.

Redknapp and Clifton also collected 40 for their final dance - an Argentine tango to Tanguera by Sexteto Mayor.

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This year's competition marks the show's most-watched series in its 12-year history.

Addressing his final time appearing on the show, Goodman said he would "miss everything".

He added: "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.

"I think the whole thing is like a big machine with cogs. Every cog has to work to make the whole thing happen. You'd miss any one of the cogs because that's what makes Strictly into Strictly.

"I'm going to miss it all."

This year's competition marks the show's most-watched series in its 12-year history, with an average of 11.3 million viewers tuning in to BBC One's flagship entertainment show on Saturday nights.