Professional boxer Anthony Ogogo has been confirmed as the ninth celebrity to be revealed for the upcoming series of Strictly Come Dancing on BBC One.
Anthony, who won a bronze medal for Team GB in the London 2012 Olympic Games, has been boxing since the age of 12 and has won numerous medals throughout his career.
Speaking about Strictly, Anthony said: “I’ve faced a lot of tough opposition in the past, but I’ve never faced anyone as tough as the Strictly judges before!
“My Mum is a massive fan of the show so I will be trying my hardest to make her proud.”
Anthony Ogogo joins Jeremy Vine, Ainsley Harriott, Kellie Bright, Georgia May Foote, Katie Derham, Carol Kirkwood, Peter Andre and Daniel O’Donnell who have already been announced as celebrity contestants appearing in Strictly Come Dancing this year.
Jess Glynne has also been confirmed to perform on the opening night.
Strictly will waltz back onto our screens on Saturday, September 5.