Nicola Adams and Katya Jones twin in red T-shirts as they rehearse for one final dance after being forced to leave Strictly due to the pro dancer testing positive for coronavirus
But boxer Nicola, 38, and the Katya, 31, have reunited for rehearsals after it was confirmed that the duo would reappear on screens for one last dance.
Taking to her Instagram stories, Nicola shared a video of herself and Katya twinning in red T-shirts and black tracksuit bottoms as they rehearsed.
Back at it! Nicola Adams and Katya Jones have reunited for rehearsals after it was confirmed that the duo would reappear on screens for one last dance
Nicola quickly worked up a sweat as she returned to the dance studios after self-isolating for 14 days due to the news of Katya’s positive coronavirus test result.
During the clip, Nicola excitedly said: ‘I haven’t even started dancing yet and I’m sweating. Literally, I’m sweating making TikToks! The struggle.’
She also shared a short video from Katya’s Instagram stories, where the Strictly pro jokingly said her partner had clearly got the dress-code ‘memo’ as they both sported bright red T-shirts.
Joking about their twinning attires, Katya said: ‘Clearly got the memo this morning. What is going on? I’m a bit more orange though, I have a little bit more fire.’
Reunited: Taking to her Instagram stories, the former professional boxer, 38, shared a video of herself and the professional dancer, 31 twinning in red T-shirts as they rehearsed
Their recent rehearsal comes soon after Nicola confirmed that she would be having one last dance with Katya after being forced to leave the dance contest.
MailOnline had previously revealed that the boxer and the Russian dancer were forced to pull out of Strictly after Katya contracted Covid and had to self-isolate for 14 days.
Talking 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!’
To which host Zoe Ball quickly clarified they would be dancing for one last time, rather than taking part in the competition again.
Nicola went on to explain to Zoe, 49, that it was ‘frustrating’ not being able to continue on this year’s series of Strictly, but said that she was ‘doing her part’.
One last dance! Their recent rehearsal comes soon after Nicola confirmed that she would be having one last dance with Katya after the duo were forced to leave the dance contest
She continued: ‘I’m doing okay, thanks. It was a little bit frustrating not being able to continue and I’d just got back into the swing of things.
‘I was enjoying the dancing and everything but the rules are in place to keep everybody safe so I’m doing my part.’
Nicola also sweetly praised Katya and said that she has got a ‘friend for life’ with the two ‘helping each other out’ during their isolation period.
The flyweight champion said: ‘Katya has been such an amazing dance partner, I can’t thank her enough. I definitely feel like I’ve got a friend for life.
‘We’ve been keeping in touch, making TikToks and doing FaceTimes, everything, so we’ve been helping each other out.’
Covid: MailOnline previously revealed that the boxer and the Russian dancer were forced to pull out of Strictly after Katya contracted coronavirus and had to self-isolate for 14 days