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'Dancing on Ice' Olympics 'Going for Gold' special details revealed

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Dancing on Ice has released details of its first ever Olympic heroes special Going for Gold.

A selection of Olympic sporting heroes will be challenged by Torvill & Dean to tackle ice-dancing for the first time and will be judged by the ITV1 reality show's regular panel of Louie Spence, Katarina Witt and Robin Cousins.

Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean

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The new judges: Louie Spence, Robin Cousins and Katarina Witt

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Celebrities confirmed to take part in the live one-off special include former 110m hurdler Colin Jackson, gymnast Olga Korbut and javelin star Tessa Sanderson. Yngling gold medal winner Pippa Wilson, 400m runner Jamie Baulch, coxless rower Steve Williams and badminton star Gail Emms will also compete in the show.

The show will pay homage to the Olympic stars' greatest achievements and task them to take on a new sporting event.

Judge Robin Cousins will also step out from behind the judges' desk to perform a solo routine on the ice for the first time in 12 years.

The final of this year's Dancing on Ice takes place on Sunday, March 25. Jorgie Porter, Matthew Wolfenden and Chico are battling for the series crown.

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