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Libby Clegg and Mark Hanretty

Libby Clegg and Mark Hanretty

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Libby Clegg and Mark Hanretty

Paralympian Libby Clegg has revealed that her Dancing On Ice partner Mark Hanretty is allergic to her guide dog.

Blind sprinter Clegg - who competed for Team GB at the Paralympics in 2008, 2012 and 2016 in the 100m and 200m events - is the first contestant with sight loss to take part in the ITV show.

She and Hanretty have overcome the challenges to get to the final six on the ice-skating show - but they still have to deal with professional skater Hanretty's allergy to Clegg's guide dog Hatti.

He said: "Hatti's adorable. I really like Hatti.

"The only sad part for me is that I'm actually a little bit allergic to Hatti!"

Belfast Telegraph