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Hodge aims to be a Superstar
10:04am Thursday 27th December 2012 in Sport
Hebden rowing star Andy Hodge will feature in the revival of the BBC programme Superstars on Saturday.
The double Olympic gold medal winner is among 16 Olympic heroes who competed in eight events – 100m and 800m runs, javelin, 50m swim, archery, kayak race, cycling hill-climb and gym tests, at Bath University.
The field includes Olympic 5,000 and 10,000m champion Mo Farah, boxer Nicola Adams, triathlon stars Alistair and Jonny Brownlee and Otley cyclist Lizzie Armitstead.
Hodge said: "Rowers have a good record in the event and I want to do well."
Gabby Logan will present the show on Saturday, between 6.45-8.15pm on BBC One.
THE SUPERSTARS LINE UP
Alistair Brownlee Olympic gold medal winner, triathlon
Jonathan Brownlee Olympic bronze medal winner, world triathlon champion
Mo Farah Olympic double gold champion for 5,000 and 10,000 metres
Robbie Grabarz Olympic bronze medal winner, High Jump
Michael Jamieson Olympic silver medallist in 200 metres breaststroke
Anthony Joshua Olympic gold winner, Boxing (super heavy weight)
Andy Hodge Olympic gold winner, rowing (coxless four)
Peter Wilson Olympic gold winner, shooting (double trap)
Nicola Adams Olympic gold medal winner, boxing
Lizzie Armitstead Olympic silver medal winner, cycling (Road Race)
Laura Bechtolsheimer Olympic gold and bronze medal winner, dressage
Gemma Gibbons Olympic silver medallist, judo
Helen Glover Olympic gold medal winner, women’s coxless pair
Katherine Grainger Olympic gold winner, double sculls
Jade Jones Olympic gold winner, taekwondo
Christine Ohuruogu Olympic silver medal winner, 400 metres