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Presenters Phillip Schofield and Christine Bleakley also took to the ice and were joined by the show's judges, Robin Cousins, Ashley Roberts, Jason Gardiner and Karen Barber, who performed a short routine.Former co-presenter Holly Willoughby also returned for the farewell show.In 2010 Filippov was partnered with former The Bill actor Gary Lucy.They made it to the final, after beating Danniella Westbrook and Matthew Gonzalez in the semi-final skate-off.After being crowned the winner last night, Quinn said: “I'm absolutely privileged, but this moment is for Maria. Drinks are on me.”Christopher Dean described Quinn's performances as “incredible,” adding: “He's a worthy winner and the best skater we've had.” Dancing on Ice bows out after nine series as one of ITV's prime-time reality shows.An emotional final show opened with Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean dancing their last televised performance of the famous Bolero routine.Host Phillip Schofield announced Ray as the winner, leaving the 20-year-old stunned. I've been dreaming of this moment since the beginning.'I'm so proud,' he added, hugging his skating partner Maria Filippov.
Getting my training done for my next meeting with the ice! Speaking ahead of his first performance on the ITV1 show last week, he said: 'I’m ready to fight for it. Double winner Ray, 25 - who first took the title in 2009 - will now perform on the farewell tour, along with Hayley Tamaddon, Beth Tweddle, Suzanne Shaw and Olympic champions Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean.As Maria Hadjiiska, she was a member of the Bulgarian national ice dancing team from 1988 to 1992 and her country's national ice dance champion in 1990-1991.The attractive blonde was on hand to congratulate the 20-year-old after cheering him on from the audience as he skated to victory with his dance partner Maria Filippov.The cast and crew of the show stayed behind for celebratory drinks at Elstree Studios to toast Ray, who was the favourite before last night's final.