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Paratriathlete Lauren Steadman confirmed for BBC ‘Strictly’!

Attracting an average audience of around 11 million viewers every week, this years series of Strictly Come Dancing will have triathlon connection on BBC One on Saturday evenings, thanks to Lauren Steadman

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Paralympic Silver Medallist a contestant on Strictly Come Dancing

When you’ve won the European Championships for six consecutive seasons, have been a multiple World Champion and won a Paralympic Games Silver medal, what do you do next? For Great Britain Paratriathlete, Lauren Steadman, you take on the challenge of Strictly Come Dancing!

Lauren has been confirmed as one of the 15 contestants for this years series which starts in September – by which time Lauren will be hoping to have reclaimed the PTS 5 World Championship title, having taken Silver in a sprint finish in Rotterdam last year, to current Paralympic champion, Grace Norman (USA).

John Levison
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John Levison
TRI247's Chief Correspondent, John has been involved in triathlon for well over 30 years, 15 of those writing on these pages, whilst he can also be found commentating for events across the UK.

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