Dancing On Ice 2020: Libby Clegg confirmed for new series line up

Libby Clegg

Paralympic sprinter Libby Clegg is the latest celebrity skater confirmed to take part in Dancing on Ice 2020.

The sports star is the eighth confirmed name for Dancing On Ice which returns to ITV in the New Year.

Libby appeared live on Victoria Derbyshire (BBC Two) to confirm the news.

Libby will now don her skates, alongside eleven other celebrities, in a bid to become champion of the ice.

On joining the show, Libby, alongside her guide dog Hattie, said "After Rio I achieved my ultimate goal and then I thought 'what else can I do?' This opportunity came about and I couldn't pass it up. I love challenging myself and experiencing new things."

She joins TV entertainer Michael Barrymore, Love Island's Maura Higgins, footballer Kevin Kilbane, ITV newsreader Lucrezia Millarini, Steps star Ian 'H' Watkins, Corrie actress Lisa George and Diversity dancer Perri Kiely on the confirmed line up so far.

Each week the twelve celebrities will skate live with their professional partners in a bid to impress both the panel and the viewers, who will ultimately decide who wins the show.

This year sees John Barrowman join Torvill and Dean and Ashley Banjo on the panel.

Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby once again return to present the show.

Further reveals will take place throughout the week.

Rumoured celebs who could join the line up include magician Ben Hanlin, TV presenter Joe Swash, model Caprice and chat show host Trisha Goddard.

Dancing On Ice 2020 typically launches the first week of January on ITV.

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