Joe Swash lost Dancing On Ice trophy at boozy wrap party hours after win

Dancing On Ice 2020 champion Joe Swash confessed he's already lost his trophy barely a day on from winning the series.

The star won the ITV skating series with partner Alex Murphy on Sunday night.

But during the boozy wrap party, the pair misplaced their trophy and are still yet to locate it.

Joe admitted he didn't realise they could keep it as he revealed how it came to get lost.

He also praised his girlfriend Stacey Solomon after a "tough" time, with him being in training all day everyday for months.

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Speaking on This Morning, Joe told hosts Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield: "We didn't find it. We’ve been told someone found it under a table."

"We didn't think it was ours," he added, believing they had to return it to the show.

On his win, Joe told the hosts, who also present DOI: "Honestly it's been the craziest journey.

"It's gone on for ages, we started this in September I remember spending days and days trying to push off and go straight, it's surreal. I don’t think it's sunk in really."

On reuniting with girlfriend Stacey, he said: "It's been tough for Stace, you always forget about the other person at home. It's everyday, it's so intense, Stacey's at home with the kids and juggling work as well. We're lucky cos she’s in the same business."

It was a surprise win, with runners-up Perri Kiely and Vanessa Bauer tipped to be crowned champions for most of the series.

It was one of the most sensational nights in the ITV skating show's history – with all three finalists receiving perfect scores of 40 for each of their dances.

Presenters Phillip and Holly told viewers the public vote had been incredibly tight before revealing the surprise result.

Gobsmacked Joe nearly collapsed in surprise while his proud son Harry and girlfriend Stacey applauded alongside their baby Rex.

When Phillip told Perri everyone thought he "had it in the bag", the runner-up replied: "I gave everything I wanted to. Joe has come so far. I've made a friend for life with Joe, he's like my brother."

Phillip claimed Joe was the most improved skater "without question" before Holly handed over the trophy.

Cheeky chappy Joe admitted he didn't think he would make it past Christmas before his incredible improvement on the ice.

Speaking moments before his big win, Joe said: "Honestly it’s the most surreal feeling to be here today from where I’ve started. Everyone has really helped me get to where I am now."

Runner-up Perri said: "It's been the most incredible journey ever. I pushed myself as much as I can and done things no one else has ever done on the ice before. Vanessa made that all happen."

This Morning airs weekdays at 10am on ITV.

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