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?Denise Lewis OBE is a retired British athlete who specialised in the heptathlon, in which and she won the gold medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Alongside Kelly Holmes, Paula Radcliffe and Christine Ohuruogu, Lewis is one of the current “golden girls” of British athletics and has twice (1998 and 2000) been runner up in the BBC Sports Personality of the Year.

In 2004, Lewis took part in the BBC’s “Strictly Come Dancing”. She was partnered alongside professional dancer, Ian Waite and in the first few weeks scored the highest number of points with the judges. She eventually reached the final and was runner-up to actress Jill Halfpenny.

In 2009, Denise was a pundit for BBC Sport’s coverage of the 2009 World Athletics Championships from Berlin alongside Michael Johnson and Colin Jackson a role she filled again for the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

This is the moment three former Olympians – Denise Lewis, Colin Jackson and Michael Johnson – cheered home Great Britain’s Mo Farah for Gold in the 5,000 metres. The trio were sat in the BBC TV studio inside the Olympic Stadium. Farah, who won the…

The three former Olympians who went mad for Great Britain’s Mo Farah in the 10,000 metres on Friday have had yet another eventful evening. Denise Lewis, Colin Jackson and Michael Johnson, who were providing punditry for the BBC in the Olympic stadium, cheered home “The…

Three former Olympians went mad yesterday when cheering home Great Britain’s Mo Farah in the 10,000 metres. Denise Lewis, Colin Jackson and Michael Johnson were sat in the BBC TV studio inside the Olympic Stadium. Mo Farah winning the Olympic 10,000m gold sealed off a…

The 2017 Great North Run will take place on Sunday 10th August with live TV coverage on the BBC. Gabby Logan presents coverage of the half-marathon that runs from Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields, with approximately 57,000 runners set to take part this time…

The BBC will broadcast live coverage of the Great North Run on Sunday morning. The half-marathon that runs from Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields sees Mo Farah attempt to retain his title in the men’s elite race. The British athlete is in superb form,…