Victoria Pendleton going for gold on Strictly Come Dancing

OLYMPIC gold medallist, Victoria Pendleton has been named as a contestant in the hit TV show Strictly Come Dancing.

Joining the cycling queen from Stotfold will be 13 other celebrities including Olympic star Louis Smith, model Jerry Hall and Kimberley Walsh of Girls Aloud.

The 31-year-old will be paired with her professional dance partner on the first episode on Saturday September 15 on BBC One at 6.30pm.

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