He and Valance made it to Week 11, the Semi-Finals, before being eliminated.
They were eliminated in the first week of competition, tying in 9th place with Johnny Damon and Emma Slater.This marks the third season in a row where Chigvintsev and his partner have left as part of a double elimination.Chigvintsev and Tointon made it to the final along with Matt Baker and Pamela Stephenson.The pair went on to win the competition, defeating Matt Baker and his partner Aliona Vilani, and being crowned series champions for 2010.For season 23, he was paired with Brady Bunch actress and author Maureen Mc Cormick.
Mc Cormick and Chigvintsev were eliminated in week 7 finishing in 8th place.Follow Artem on Instagram Artem Chigvintsev is partnered with Athlete Jamie Anderson. Artem Chigvintsev was born in the military town of Izhevsk in the former Soviet Union, where he often skied cross-country to school across the harsh Russian landscape.At 13, Chigvintsev discovered his passion for dance when his parents enrolled him in classes at the local dance academy.Chigvintsev was born at Izhevsk, Udmurt Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic, RSFSR, Soviet Union.He moved to the United States in 2003, and began dancing with champion ballroom dancer Giselle Peacock.He currently appears on Dancing with the Stars and has toured with the Dancing with the Stars live show. He performed both on Broadway and more recently in the West End in 2009.