Strictly Come Dancing 2011 series winning dancer Aliona Vilani, has had to withdraw from 2012 series 10 after suffering an injury.
According to reports Aliona Vilani has a fractured right ankle, and isn’t expected to be able to perform for up to 14 days, when Strictly Come Dancing returns next week for its 2012 series competition.
A statement on the Strictly Come Dancing website said: ‘Aliona suffered a hairline fracture to her ankle today while training with partner Johnny Ball’.
BBC website has confirmed that a star from the US version of So You Think You Can Dance will be Johnny Ball’s new partner in Strictly Come Dancing series . 32-year-old Iveta Lukosiute will replace Aliona Vilani. .
Aliona Vilani won the competition with McFly’s Harry Judd in 2011.