Strictly Come Dancing: Vicky Pendleton excited to show off her rumba!

Victoria Pendleton (Strictly Come Dancing)

Strictly Come Dancing star Vicky Pendleton has said she's excited to show off her rumba on tonight's show.

The 32-year-old revealed today how she had originally singed up to the show before the London 2012 games.

Speaking to the Daily Star, Victoria explained how the BBC One dancing series was her “Olympics safety net”, in case she flopped at the games.

She added: “I just thought if things went particularly badly it would be great to have something new to concentrate on.”

Fortunately, Victoria soared at the Olympics and achieved three medals - including two golds - ahead of her Strictly training.

Discussing her latest live performance this evening, Victoria said she was excited about getting onto the dancefloor again after a rough start.

She told the newspaper this morning: “I’m doing the rumba. It’s Hollywood week and our theme is An Officer And A Gentleman

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