Strictly Come Dancing: Paralympic silver medalist Lauren Steadman will participate in the line-up



Lauren Steadman participates in the Strictly Come Dancing dance floor, as she was the fourteenth star that was named after the line-up at The One Show on Monday.

The paralympic silver medalist, 25, will join an entire galaxy including Ashley Roberts, Katie Piper and Joe Sugg in the race for the glittering trophy.

Sportster Lauren is a double world champion Paratriathlete and six times European champion, who was born missing her lower right arm.

Strictly Come Dancing: Paralympic silver medalist Lauren Steadman is confirmed as the 14th star to participate in the line-up

Strictly Come Dancing: Paralympic silver medalist Lauren Steadman is confirmed as the 14th star to participate in the line-up

Strictly Come Dancing: Paralympic silver medalist Lauren Steadman is confirmed as the 14th star to participate in the line-up

The future Strictly star confessed that she was more nervous about dancing than the Elite Paratriathlon Grand Final competition in the coming weeks.

From the occasion she said: I still do not think it's gone well because I'm going to be a Streakly part of this year!

I love the show since my youth, and it is very important to check my bucket list. I am more nervous to be on stage, perform live and for the judges, then I will go over the Elite Paratriathlon Grand Final next month!

Four: the champion has an award-winning track record after securing a silver medal during the Olympic Games in Rio 2016 (photo)

Four: the champion has an award-winning track record after securing a silver medal during the Olympic Games in Rio 2016 (photo)

Four: the champion has an award-winning track record after securing a silver medal during the Olympic Games in Rio 2016 (photo)

Stunning: Lauren made her sports career debut at the tender age of 11 when she first started swimming and her first international competition to win 13 years in Denmark

Stunning: Lauren made her sports career debut at the tender age of 11 when she first started swimming and her first international competition to win 13 years in Denmark

Stunning: Lauren made her sports career debut at the tender age of 11 when she first started swimming and her first international competition to win 13 years in Denmark

Lauren Steadman

AGE: 25

WHO IS SHE? Lauren is a double world champion Paratriathlete and six times European champion. The athlete was born and missed her lower right arm

SHE SAYS: I am more nervous to be on stage, perform live and for the judges, than I will go over the Elite Paratriathlon Grand Final next month! & # 39;

& # 39; But I'm ready for the challenge and excited to exchange my triathlon kit for dance shoes and sequins. & # 39;

The champion has an award-winning track record after securing a silver medal during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Lauren made her sports career debut at the tender age of 11 when she first started swimming and won her first international competition for 13 years in Denmark.

She joined the Beijing Paralympic Games at 2 pm before swatting for triathlon after the Paralympic Games in London.

Lauren will follow in the star-studded footsteps of fellow Paralympic sprinter Jonnie Peacock, who danced to Blackpool with Oti Mabuse.

Previously, Lee Ryan was announced as the 13th contestant who would be enrolled in the Strictly Come Dancing line-up.

The former Blue singer, 35, was officially confirmed as a participant during the Monday episode of ITV & # 39; s Loose Women on Monday afternoon.

When he spoke to the panel after his big revelation, Ryan revealed his nerves after being approached, but he was excited to start training.

Something new: she went to the competition in the Paralympic Games of Beijing at 2 PM before she traded in for triathlon after the 2012 Paralympic Games in London.

Something new: she went to the competition in the Paralympic Games of Beijing at 2 PM before she traded in for triathlon after the 2012 Paralympic Games in London.

Something new: she went to the competition in the Paralympic Games of Beijing at 2 PM before she traded in for triathlon after the 2012 Paralympic Games in London.

All Rise! Blue & # 39; s Lee Ryan has been confirmed as the 13th star to participate in Strictly Come Dancing's line-up this year

All Rise! Blue & # 39; s Lee Ryan has been confirmed as the 13th star to participate in Strictly Come Dancing's line-up this year

All Rise! Blue & # 39; s Lee Ryan has been confirmed as the 13th star to participate in Strictly Come Dancing's line-up this year

The singer said that he got tips from fellow Blue stud Simon Webb, who in 2014 reached the final of the competition.

He said: 'Just looking at Simon on the show, that was really important. He did not go in there knowing what he was doing. & # 39;

Prior to the announcement, Kate also said: "I am happy to confirm that I will trade the ball room for the ballroom and take part in the beautiful Strictly family this year.

It's something of a departure for a news journalist, shifting the attention from the headlines to my hemlines and I suspect that the only serious element in my life in the coming months will be to train hard and find out the foxtrot … but I look forward to fun, fun and all the challenges ahead. & # 39;

Kate has been a fixture of the BBC news team for many years and has also presented prime time shows such as Panorama, Big Cat Live, My Family at War and Propertywatch.

Excited: Kate Silverton was confirmed as the tenth star to participate in this year's Strictly Come Dancing

Excited: Kate Silverton was confirmed as the tenth star to participate in this year's Strictly Come Dancing

Funny man: the comedian Seann Walsh was confirmed as the eleventh star for the line-up, as he appeared next to Kate on Friday's One Show

Funny man: the comedian Seann Walsh was confirmed as the eleventh star for the line-up, as he appeared next to Kate on Friday's One Show

Excited: Kate Silverton and Seann Walsh became the tenth and eleventh stars at the show and were announced during the edition of The One Show of Friday.

Seann admitted that he was looking forward to a new challenge, but also admitted that he even surprised himself by saying yes to the show.

The stand-up strip said: "It's just something that I and no one that I know I would expect to do. Everyone looks as if they are enjoying it so much. It makes me laugh every time I propose to do it. & # 39;

This comes after Pussycat Dolls star Ashley Roberts defended her signature for Strictly Come Dancing after adversity of fans over her professional dance background.

It was announced on Friday that she will join the selection stars who are preparing for the upcoming series later this year, but many fans pointed out that her days in the band and the rating role on Dancing on Ice gave her an unfair advantage.

Appeared at Chris Evans & # 39; Radio 2 breakfast show hours after signing, Ashley struck back on the criticism and said: & # 39; The Latin and Ballroom world is strange to me. & # 39;

Rock on: Pussycat Dolls star Ashley Roberts has defended her signature of Strictly Come Dancing after adversity of fans over her professional dance background

Rock on: Pussycat Dolls star Ashley Roberts has defended her signature of Strictly Come Dancing after adversity of fans over her professional dance background

Rock on: Pussycat Dolls star Ashley Roberts has defended her signature of Strictly Come Dancing after adversity of fans over her professional dance background

A day earlier, Stacey Dooley was confirmed as the eighth star to participate in this year's Strictly Come Dancing line-up.

A message from the Twitter account of the series confirmed the news on Thursday, with the 31-year-old TV presenter stumbling that she could not wait to become a dance genius & # 39 ;.

Stacey was the presenter of numerous research documentaries for the BBC and was presented earlier this year in MBE for services to broadcasting.

The Strictly Come Dancing Twitter account also wrote: & # 39; Stacey Dooley & # 39; s next research: who will become #Strict dance partner? All we know is that @ StaceyDooley joins our shimmering 2018 line-up! & # 39;

Stacey has made exploratory documentaries over the last decade, after she participated in a BBC Three series that traveled to India to explore the fashion industry that made clothes for the British High Street.

New face: a day earlier Stacey Dooley was confirmed as the eighth star to participate in this year's Strictly Come Dancing line-up

New face: a day earlier Stacey Dooley was confirmed as the eighth star to participate in this year's Strictly Come Dancing line-up

New face: a day earlier Stacey Dooley was confirmed as the eighth star to participate in this year's Strictly Come Dancing line-up

Since then she has organized a series of hard-hitting shows with Stacey Dooley Investigates.

This is after the Dr Ranj Singh of This Morning was confirmed as the seventh star to join the line-up earlier in the day.

The heart throb of the CBeebies, 38, was announced at the end of Thursday's episode of the popular ITV chatshow in a dramatic revelation – after having given medical advice before.

After presenters Ruth Langsford, who participated in the 2017 series, and Eamonn Holmes, after the bullying of viewers during the episode, finally revealed that their fellow co-star Dr. Ranj would compete in the 2018 series – while he rolled around in a silver glitter ball. Style chair.

Strictly star: Dr Ranj Singh of this morning was also confirmed as the seventh star to participate in the Striptly Come Dancing line-up of 2018 earlier in the day

Strictly star: Dr Ranj Singh of this morning was also confirmed as the seventh star to participate in the Striptly Come Dancing line-up of 2018 earlier in the day

Strictly star: Dr Ranj Singh of this morning was also confirmed as the seventh star to participate in the Striptly Come Dancing line-up of 2018 earlier in the day

While Strictly's official Instagram account also confirmed the news, with a picture of the TV doctor next to the caption: "Did someone call a doctor? Oh wait … we did! Next to the entry of # Strict dance shoes is @DrRanj. & # 39;

The secret of Ranj had been erupted early by host Eamonn Holmes, but the TV presenter made a series of brutal giveaways for the big revelation.

The 58-year-old Irishman joked first that the next star that would be announced & # 39; not a million miles away & # 39; was, before he described him as a "silver fox."

Jokingly that the mysterious participant was in fact himself, he went on to say: & # 39; We will do the revelation after noon – but if you can not wait until noon then he is here! & # 39;

Dr. Ranj, presenter of CBeebies Show Get Well Soon and Bedtime Stories, and also a regular player on ITV's This Morning, was rumored for the lineup earlier this year and it was said that he was singled out by bosses because he was a & # 39; housewives & # 39; favorite & # 39; on TV during the day.

New face: the cricket star Graeme Swann in England has been confirmed as the sixth celebrity to reach the dance floor for this year's Strictly Come Dancing

Cricket star from England Graeme Swann was the sixth star to take part in the hit BBC One show.

About the participation in the BBC show, the 39-year-old sportsman said he looks forward to performing again for an audience, and he hopes the pressure will remind him that he will be at the height of an Ashes series.

He said: & # 39; It is true – I have registered Strict! I hope to follow in the footsteps of the cricket players who came before me who either won the whole thing or had an absolute ball on the show.

Keeping my children under the thumb was almost impossible; they are huge fans of the show and I can not wait to see their faces when I tell them. I have no background in dancing but can do the floss so let's hope this is useful! & # 39;

I spent my career enjoying the excitement of acting for crowds and cameras. It's a bizarre pressure that makes you sink or swim and I've missed it since I had to retire from cricket. & # 39;

Legendary: the 39-year-old said he looks forward to performing again for an audience, hoping that it will mimic the pressure of the cricket field

Legendary: the 39-year-old said he looks forward to performing again for an audience, hoping that it will mimic the pressure of the cricket field

Legendary: the 39-year-old said he looks forward to performing again for an audience, hoping that it will mimic the pressure of the cricket field

New star: Speaking of the exciting occasion, she said: "I am so excited about being a Strictly a participant this year, I have always been a big fan of the show, so it's a great honor to be part of this series. & # 39;

New star: Speaking of the exciting occasion, she said: "I am so excited about being a Strictly a participant this year, I have always been a big fan of the show, so it's a great honor to be part of this series. & # 39;

New star: Speaking of the exciting occasion, she said: "I am so excited about being a Strictly a participant this year, I have always been a big fan of the show, so it's a great honor to be part of this series. & # 39;

The Strictly star was unveiled at BBC Radio 2's drive-time show last Wednesday after Capital DJ Vick Hope was announced earlier that day to also participate in the show.

Speaking of the exciting occasion, she said: "I am so excited about being Strictly a participant this year. I've always been a big fan of the show, so it's a great honor to be part of this series …

The news comes one day after YouTube star Joe Sugg was announced as the fourth celebrity to join this year's Strictly Come Dancing line-up.

The 26-year-old – who is also the brother of internet superstar Zoella – was announced as the newest star to take part in the BBC prime-time favorite at Tuesday's Radio 1 breakfast show.

The Strictly-Twitter account announced the news and wrote a message with the text: & # 39; He exchanges the life of Sugg for the # Strictly-life and YouTube for dance shoes … Welcome Joe Sugg for our line-up for 2018! & # 39;

New face: the news comes one day after YouTube star Joe Sugg was announced as the fourth celebrity to join this year's Strictly Come Dancing line-up

New face: the news comes one day after YouTube star Joe Sugg was announced as the fourth celebrity to join this year's Strictly Come Dancing line-up

New face: the news comes one day after YouTube star Joe Sugg was announced as the fourth celebrity to join this year's Strictly Come Dancing line-up

Since setting up a YouTube channel in 2011, Joe has built a fanbase of more than eight million subscribers, putting videos of different challenges and jokes and his daily exploits vlogt & # 39;

Joining Joe said, "I'm honestly so happy that I'm involved in the show this year!

& # 39; Do not lie, I am very nervous, it is totally outside my comfort zone and I know it will be a huge challenge, but that is what life is all about, I think.

& # 39; Funny enough I write this statement while on the road to surprise my grandparents with the news. They will be so glad that they will certainly compensate for the shame or offense caused by my dubious rhythm. & # 39;

Exciting: the news was confirmed at Tuesday's BBC Radio 1 breakfast show, where Joe said: "It's totally out of my comfort zone and I know it will be a huge challenge."

Exciting: the news was confirmed at Tuesday's BBC Radio 1 breakfast show, where Joe said: "It's totally out of my comfort zone and I know it will be a huge challenge."

Exciting: the news was confirmed at Tuesday's BBC Radio 1 breakfast show, where Joe said: "It's totally out of my comfort zone and I know it will be a huge challenge."

This comes after Steps & # 39; Faye Tozer and Danny John-Jules were revealed as the second and third participants in the star-studded line-up at the edition of The One Show of Monday.

The couple – with previous experience in dance – joined TV personality Katie Piper, who was revealed as the first celebrity to be seen in the beloved series several hours earlier.

Tragedy hitmaker Faye (42) seemed relieved when she finally lifted the news on the screen when she admitted she was forced to lie to friends and family, while the actor of the red dwarf, 57, confessed that he & # 39; nervous & # 39; was about the upcoming stint.

Talking to presenters Matt Baker and Alex Jones, the blonde revealed: "I lied to so many people, it was so difficult! & # 39;

When asked what she is most excited about, Faye said: "I am most excited about the costume and the extensive make-up! & # 39;

She added: "Being a strict is literally a dream come true! It's all my nine year old self ever wanted from showbiz and I'm going to enjoy every moment! & # 39;

It is over! Tragedy hitmaker Faye (42) seemed relieved when he finally launched the news on the news when she admitted she had to lie to friends and family.

It is over! Tragedy hitmaker Faye (42) seemed relieved when he finally launched the news on the news when she admitted she had to lie to friends and family.

It is over! Tragedy hitmaker Faye (42) seemed relieved when he finally launched the news on the news when she admitted she had to lie to friends and family.

Faye was put in the spotlight in 1997 as a member of Pop Sensation Steps, alongside Lee Latchford-Evans, Claire Richards, Lisa Scott-Lee and Ian Watkins.

The group – which split in 2001, reunited in 2011 before taking a five-year break the following year.

Steps came in 2017 with a comeback album with high scores, when Tears on the Dancefloor was ranked number 2 in the UK.

Proof that there is no rest for the bad guys, the band started their summer tour in May of this year, before they finished their performance two months later.

Meanwhile Danny appeared on the small screen for his role as cat on sci-fi comedy series Red Dwarf, which first appeared on the market in 1988.

The multi-talented star then appeared in the crime series Death in Paradise, and CBBC & # 39; s M.I. High.

This comes after reality star Katie, 34, was confirmed as the first celebrity to joinis competition series.

Feeling the fear: Red Dwarf actor, 57, confessed that he & # 39; nervous & # 39; was about the upcoming stint

The TV personality made the announcement during the BBC breakfast last Monday and even revealed the hope to go to the dance floor with Giovanni Pernice.

Katie admitted that she was overjoyed that she had the chance to do something more airy & # 39; to do, because in the course of the years they had made a number of hard-hitting documentaries.

Although some celebrities remain reluctant about the professional they hope to work with, Katie knew without hesitation: I would like to enter into a partnership with Giovanni. Giovanni, if you look, I'll get you! & # 39;

Katie, who had been the victim of a cruel acid attack in 2008, rose to prominence when she doubted her anonymity to raise awareness about burn victims.

& # 39; I can not wait! & # 39 ;: The 34-year-old star admitted that she was overjoyed that she had the opportunity to participate in something & # 39; airigs & # 39;

& # 39; I can not wait! & # 39 ;: The 34-year-old star admitted that she was overjoyed that she had the opportunity to participate in something & # 39; airigs & # 39;

& # 39; I can not wait! & # 39 ;: The 34-year-old star admitted that she was overjoyed that she had the opportunity to participate in something & # 39; airigs & # 39;

She provided the Channel 4 documentary Katie: My Beautiful Face as part of the Cutting Edge series, which led to a sequel series and a best-selling autobiography.

But Katie admitted she was delighted to take part in a show in which her past and appearance are irrelevant & # 39; goods.

& # 39; I feel so privileged and excited to be part of my favorite program on TV. I already know how much a great experience it will be for me and I can not wait to show my girls a few of my new dance steps, "the mother-of-two reverberated.

I'm nervous about putting on my dancing shoes, but I can not wait to learn a new skill and have the Stricty color and makeover. & # 39;

Katie's performance at BBC Breakfast also saw her admit that all stars of this year use cheese code names to hide their identity, laughing: & # 39; I was brie! & # 39;

Katie Piper

AGE: 34

WHO IS SHE? Katie rose to prominence after she was the victim of a gruesome acid attack in 2008. She went forward with the documentary Katie: My Beautiful Face and several other series.

SHE SAYS: & # 39;For me it is really out of my comfort zone and it is not something that I have ever done before. I would like to enter into a partnership with Giovanni. Giovanni, if you look, I'll get you! & # 39;

Faye Tozer

AGE: 42

WHO IS SHE? Faye was one of the stars of the legendary 90s band Steps from 1997 to 2001. The group was reunited for a jubilee tour in 2017, with their comeback album Tears on the Dancefloor at number 2.

SHE SAYS: I am most excited about the costume and the extensive make-up! I would like to say that I am pretty good, I think you will find some of us, it is what makes the show interesting! & # 39;

Danny John-Jules

AGE: 57

WHO IS HE? Danny has been playing Cat since 1988 in the sci-fi cult series Red Dwarf. He also played hero Lenny Bicknall in the CBBC espionage series M.I. High.

HE SAYS: & # 39; After having spent the last couple of months on two wheels riding motorcycles through pink leathers in South America, I am very happy to be able to step on two feet again and become more comfortable, like glittering spandex. ;

Stacey Dooley

AGE: 31

WHO IS SHE? Stacey has presented numerous research documentaries for the BBC, including the award-winning Stacey Dooley on The Frontline: Gun Girls and ISIS in 2016.

SHE SAYS: & # 39; It happened! I am taking part in Strictly Come Dancing this year and my mother is about to explode. Typically, work for me is very serious and can be pretty hard, so I'm going to absorb the escapism and bathe in the sequins. & # 39;

Joe Sugg

AGE: 26

WHO IS HE? Joe is one of the most popular YouTube stars in Britain, with more than eight million subscribers on his channel and 5.5 million Twitter followers. He is also the brother of web beauty guru Zoella.

HE SAYS: I'm honestly so happy that I'm involved in the show this year! Do not lie, I am very nervous, it is totally outside my comfort zone and I know it will be a huge challenge, but that is what life is all about, I think.

Vick Hope

AGE: 28

WHO IS SHE? Vick has won fame as DJ on Capital FM versus Roman Kemp at the breakfast show on weekdays from 6 am

SHE SAYS: & # 39; I am so excited that I am Strictly participant this year. I've always been a big fan of the show, so it's a great honor to be part of this series … Dancing as Ballroom and Latin are completely outside my comfort zone but I love to dance, it makes people happy – including myself & # 39;

Ashley Roberts

AGE: 36

WHO IS SHE? Ashley floated to fame in the modern Burlesque group and the dance group Pussycat Dolls. She left the group in 2010. She took a role as judge on Dancing On Ice in 2013

SHE SAYS: I am more than excited and grateful to be part of the Strictly family! I am going to put my heart and soul into this new adventure and can not wait to have fun with the team! Bring the sequins, glitz and glamor! & # 39;

Kate Silverton

AGE: 48

WHO IS SHE? Kate has been a fixture of the BBC news team for many years. She also organized a program called Panorama, Big Cat Live, My Family at War and Propertywatch.

SHE SAYS: It's something of a departure for a news journalist, shifting the attention from the headlines to my hemlines and I suspect that the only serious element in my life in the coming months will be to train hard and find out the foxtrot … & # 39;

Graeme Swann

AGE: 39

WHO IS HE? Graeme is considered one of England's biggest cricket stars ever, played for the national team from 2008 to 2013. He was also part of the historic 2009 Ashes team.

HE SAYS: Keeping my children under the thumb was almost impossible; they are huge fans of the show and I can not wait to see their faces when I tell them! I have no background in dancing but can do the floss so let's hope this is useful! & # 39;

Seann Walsh

AGE: 32

WHO IS HE? Seann is one of the most beloved comedians in the UK, and along with touring the country it's a regular performance at Shows Virtually Famous and Play To The Whistle.

HE SAYS: & # 39; After watching videos of myself that danced on friends' phones the night before, you can safely say that I am petrified but also so excited. I am really looking forward to the lifts, the Lycra and the laughter. & # 39;

Dr. Ranj Singh

AGE: 38

WHO IS HE? Dr. Ranj has gained acclaim through his presentation at CBeebies & shows Get Well Soon and Bedtime Stories, as well as a regular on ITV & # 39; s This Morning

HE SAYS: & # 39; I am so overwhelmed and excited to be part of this beautiful show. It is an absolute dream that suits me! I have been a huge fan for so long and I can not quite believe that this is happening, but I am going to do my best. & # 39;

Lee Ryan

AGE: 34

WHO IS HE? Lee grew up in the early nineties boy band Blue before he started a solo career, and more recently played the lead role in EastEnders and Celebrity Big Brother.

HE SAYS: & # 39; I was nervous, yes even to say. In the past I lost my dancing lessons, I always hid myself in the singing lessons. That is why I can sing and not dance. & # 39;


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