Artem Chigvintsev and Robin Windsor are proud of their bodies. Photo: Nicky Johnston

Kara Tointon's Strictly Come Dancing partner Artem Chigvintsev has stripped naked for a new shoot. 

The Russian-born hunk bares all alongside axed contestant Patsy Kensit's partner Robin Windsor in the spread.

'It takes a lot of confidence to wear nothing. Everyone's self-conscious,' says Artem, 28, of his nude photo.

'That's why the girl dancers on Strictly impress me - they have so much confidence to go on national TV in their tiny outfits! They look amazing and all deserve a medal.'

Artem Chigvintsev and Robin Windsor have posed nude for the January issue of Cosmopolitan, to raise awareness of male cancer charity Everyman, on sale now.

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Photo: Nicky Johnston

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