Strictly Come Dancing 2016: Greg Rutherford wants to go all the way and WIN


Competitive Greg Rutherford says he's hoping to go all the way on Strictly Come Dancing.

And after an impressive first dance at the weekend, he's certainly on the right course.

Greg admitted this week that taking to the ballroom live for the first time this year was "terrifying" and he felt himself "flapping like a complete moron."

Revealing how things hadn't gone to plan, Greg told It Takes Two he missed his cue and was out of sync from the start.

But the speedy Olympian worked his way back in time, so much so that pro partner Natalie Lowe had to slow him down.

Speaking about his competitive nature on the BBC Two spin-off show, Greg said: "It is a competition, you obviously want to win if you can. We're hoping we can go all the way, you want to.

"[But] I'm having so much fun, the other celebs and pros we have so much fun. It will be hard when people start to go."

This week Greg and Natalie will be dancing the Tango, dancing to 'Jump' by Van Halen.

Natalie told It Takes Two's Zoe Ball: "It's difficult, I'm not going to lie. There so many things to think about. It's very difficult but we had a good session today."

The Aussie performer went on to praise Greg: "He's the perfect balance between fun and hard work in the rehearsals."

Strictly Come Dancing 2016's live shows continue this Saturday at 6:20PM on BBC One.

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