The stars of ITV’s The Games were spotted heading to training for their latest event at the Olympic Park in London on Sunday, just hours before the live launch show is set to air on screens.
Leading the pack was Christine McGuinness, who flashed a glimpse of her toned abs in a skintight white crop top and black leggings, joining her competitors Olivia Attwood and Max George to practice their diving skills.
After weeks of training fans will finally get to see The Games’ stars take to the tracks when the first episode airs on Monday night, with the series set to be broadcast over five consecutive nights.
Not long now! Christine McGuinness (left) and Olivia Attwood (right) were among stars of ITV’s The Games heading to training on Sunday, hours before the live launch
Christine proudly showed off her impressively toned physique in a white cropped t-shirt teamed with black leggings and trainers, carrying her essentials in a taupe cross-body bag.
The mother-of-three beamed as she prepared for another day of training at the swimming pool.
Meanwhile Olivia attempted to cover her long blonde tresses with an oversized hooded coat and comfy flared trousers, while Max donned a knitted beanie hat
Casual: Max George was also seen ariving at The Olympic Park to resume training for the diving events
Hard to miss! Christine proudly showed off her impressively toned physique in a white cropped t-shirt
Simple: She teamed the top with black leggings and trainers as she strolled into the park to resume her training
Happy: The mother-of-three beamed as she prepared for another day of training at the swimming pool
A bit chilly? As she arrived at the Olympic Park, Christine previously covered up with a black zipped running jacket
Wow! Just days earlier Christine donned a bright pink swimsuit as she took to the board to practice her diving skills
Christine, Olivia and Max are among the crop of celebrities battling it out in ITV’s new sporting event The Games.
12 familiar faces have undergone weeks of intensive training ready to go head-to-head in a range of sporting challenges, across a week of live shows amidst fierce competition.
All have been pulled out of their comfort zones to be coached as athletes, swimmers and cyclists, to compete in the hope of coming top of the medals table and being crowned the winner.
Simple: Meanwhile Olivia attempted to cover her long blonde tresses with an oversized hooded coat
Out and about: The Love Island star donned a pair of Louis Vuitton sliders and black flared trousers for the outing
Wow! Olivia, 31, flaunted her toned figure in an orange and blue swimsuit while styling her golden locks in braids as she took part in diving practice earlier in the day
Don’t drop it! Bundling her coat in her arms, Love Island alumni Chloe Burrows, who has been enlisted as a stand-by contestant for the series, was seen arriving at the park
Simple: She sported comfy black sportswear as she prepared to practice the water events, ahead of the launch show on Monday
Here she is! Mel B’s daughter Phoenix, who is also competing on the show, was seen arriving for another training session
Also taking part in the series is former Strictly star Kevin Clifton, ex-Coronation Street actor Ryan Thomas, newsreader Lucrezia Millarini, musician and TV star Wes Nelson and Emmerdale actor Rebecca Sarker.
Rounding out the cast is model Phoenix Brown, song writer Chelcee Grimes and Harry Potter actor Josh Herdman.
Hosted live by Holly Willoughby and Freddie Flintoff, The Games will also see former professional footballer and presenter Alex Scott as trackside reporter and former professional football player and presenter Chris Kamara as commentator.
Entrance: Strictly Come Dancing pro Kevin Clifton (right) and Emmerdale star Rebecca Sarker were also spotted preparing for the first round of events
Coming soon: As well as live coverage of the events, each episode will feature the celebrities’ preparation as they’re taught the sports from scratch by some of the UK’s top coaches
The six male and six female competitors will battle it out in the athletics arena, the swimming pool, gymnasium and velodrome.
Each will put their sporting prowess to the test in events from the 100-meter sprint to diving, racking up points on the medals table.
As well as live coverage of the events, each episode will feature the celebrities’ preparation as they’re taught the sports from scratch by some of the UK’s top coaches.
They will aim to reach their peak physical condition through their gruelling training programme leading up to the competition.
As the leader board takes shape with each night, the series will culminate in an exhilarating final showdown in which one male champion and one female champion will be crowned.
The Games begins on Monday at 9pm on ITV.
In the works: As well as live coverage of the events, each episode will feature the celebrities’ preparation as they’re taught the sports from scratch by some of the UK’s top coaches
Not long now! The Games begins on Monday at 9pm on ITV