Strictlys Adam Peaty left with nose bleed after intense training before debut

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Strictly Come Dancing star Adam Peaty was left with a nose bleed following a gruelling training session with professional dance partner Katya Jones ahead of the first live show on Saturday.

The Olympic gold medal-winning swimmer took to social media to document the injury during a rehearsal Katya.

He uploaded the video to his Instagram story, which showed him dripping with sweat during a tough sessoponas the pair prep for their first live performance together on Saturday night’s show.

He said: “So, we’ve just done a full routine. My heart rate gets to about 180 or something , I just don’t know anymore.”

The out of breath sportsman zoomed in on his bloodied nose, as he told his 551,000 followers: “I am bleeding because I am working too hard. That is commitment.”

Russian dancer Katya could be heard apologising to Adam and inspecting his nose in the video.

The duo are dancing the cha cha on Saturday and it’s not the first time the swimmer has taken to social media to show his exhaustion.

He joked: “Can someone help me please. Anyone, anyone?”

The 26-year-old swimmer has admitted that he will struggle with receiving criticism from the Strictly judges due to his competitive nature.

He said: “I can take criticism but if I think it was a good dance, I’ve put my heart and soul into it, hours and hours of training and a lot of hard work then if someone says it’s a three or a four then I’m not going to be happy am I.”

Anon du Beke is joining judges Craig Revel Horwood, Shirley Ballas and Motsi Mabuse on the panel this year.

Adam will be competing on the show against Gordon Ramsay’s daughter Tilly, TV presenter AJ Odudu and BBC Breakfast’s Dan Walker.

This year the show includes EastEnders actress Rose Ayling-ellis, who is the first feaf contestant on the show.

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