Olympic gold medalists Ryan Lochte and Laurie Hernandez room joining the celebrity actors of season 23 that ABC’s “Dancing v the Stars.”

The pair showed up live ~ above "elafilador.net" this morning with their agree partners. Val Chmerkovskiy, whose companion last season to be “Good Morning America” chief meteorologist Ginger Zee, will dance with Hernandez, while pan favorite pro Cheryl Burke return this season to companion with Lochte.

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"I’m certainly really excited. This is fully new for me," claimed Lochte, 32. "I think it’s time because that me to hang up the Speedo and also put on mine dancing shoes and get in that ballroom.

"I’m going come treat this type of prefer going into the Olympics," he added. "You train for so long and you have that one shooting to put it all out there, and I think that’s what ns going come do."

The rest of the celebrity actors includes talk show host Amber Rose, rapper Vanilla Ice and Rick Perry, the former governor the Texas and a former Republican presidential candidate.

The rather in the cast come indigenous the civilizations of TV, music and sports. They space “Brady Bunch” star Maureen McCormick, actress Marilu Henner, singer Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, “Little females LA” star Terra Jolé, actor Jake T. Austin, former Detroit Lions recipient Calvin Johnson, race car driver James Hinchcliffe and country singer Jana Kramer.

See the complete list the celebrity dancers and also their agree partners below.

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Also return to the run floor room fan favourite pros Derek Hough and also Maksim Chmerkovskiy, the brother of Val Chmerkovskiy. Julianne Hough, a former “DWTS” pro dancer and Derek Hough's sister, will certainly make her return to the ballroom together a judge.

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The new season that “Dancing v the Stars” premieres in ~ 8 p.m. ET top top Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, top top ABC.

THE SEASON 23 COUPLES

Terra Jolé and Sasha Farber


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Amber Rose and Maks Chmerkovskiy

Laurie Hernandez and Val Chmerkovskiy

Maureen McCormick and Artem Chigvintsev

Marilu Henner and Derek Hough

Rick Perry and Emma Slater

Jake T. Austin and also Jenna Johnson

Calvin Johnson and Lindsay Arnold

Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds and Allison Holker

Ryan Lochte and Cheryl Burke

Vanilla Ice and Witney Carson

James Hinchcliffe and Sharna Burgess

Jana Kramer and also Gleb Savchenko

Tune right into "elafilador.net" on Wednesday, Sept. 7, starting at 7 a.m. ET to view the full "Dancing through the Stars" actors live in times Square!