Rebecca Adlington ups the glamours as she arrives for the Team GB ball

, Rebecca Adlington ups the glamours as she arrives for the Team GB ball, The Evepost Huff News

Rebecca Adlington oozed glamour in abundance on Thursday evening as she arrived for the Team GB ball at Evolution London

The 32-year-old former Olympic swimmer, who is a two-time gold medal winner, wowed in a black blazer dress, which boasted tassels underneath the right lapel. 

Rebecca beamed for the cameras, her perfectly curled blonde locks falling past her shoulders as she coiffed a right parting. 

, Rebecca Adlington ups the glamours as she arrives for the Team GB ball, The Evepost Huff News

, Rebecca Adlington ups the glamours as she arrives for the Team GB ball, The Evepost Huff News

Event: Rebecca Adlington upped the glamour in a black blazer dress and coordinating heels as she arrived for the Team GB ball in London on Thursday 

She added an element of sparkle to her look in the form of silver dangly earrings and applied a radiant face of makeup. 

The freestyle swimmer kept it classy with black heels to coordinate with her stunning ensemble.  

‘I am very excited to be going to my first proper awards – red carpet kinda thing – tonight for the first time in two years,’ the athlete told her Instagram followers earlier in the day.  

, Rebecca Adlington ups the glamours as she arrives for the Team GB ball, The Evepost Huff News

, Rebecca Adlington ups the glamours as she arrives for the Team GB ball, The Evepost Huff News

Big event: Rebecca beamed for the cameras, her perfectly curled blonde locks falling past her shoulders as she coiffed a right parting

, Rebecca Adlington ups the glamours as she arrives for the Team GB ball, The Evepost Huff News

, Rebecca Adlington ups the glamours as she arrives for the Team GB ball, The Evepost Huff News

, Rebecca Adlington ups the glamours as she arrives for the Team GB ball, The Evepost Huff News

, Rebecca Adlington ups the glamours as she arrives for the Team GB ball, The Evepost Huff News

Sensational: The 32-year-old former Olympic swimmer, who is a two-time gold medal winner, wowed in the black blazer dress, which boasted tassels underneath the right lapel

, Rebecca Adlington ups the glamours as she arrives for the Team GB ball, The Evepost Huff News

‘But I am slightly concerned that firstly I won’t be able to walk in heels because I haven’t done it in so long and I think like, after an hour, I’m gonna be like “right can I put my hair up, take my bra off and take my makeup off!” 

‘Slightly worrying, but we’ll see how it goes! And I am very much looking forward to seeing everyone and obviously celebrating all of Team GB’s success,’ she concluded. 

As a result of Rebecca’s two gold medal win at the 2008 Summer Olympics, she became Britain’s first Olympic swimming champion since 1988.

, Rebecca Adlington ups the glamours as she arrives for the Team GB ball, The Evepost Huff News

, Rebecca Adlington ups the glamours as she arrives for the Team GB ball, The Evepost Huff News

Sports star: As a result of Rebecca’s two gold medal win at the 2008 Summer Olympics, she became Britain’s first Olympic swimming champion since 1988. She went on to retire from competitive swimming aged 23, back in 2013

Additionally, the sports star was the first British swimmer to win two Olympic gold medals since 1908. 

In 2013, aged 23, she retired retired from all competitive swimming.

Rebecca has since made numerous media appearances, but most notably has worked for the BBC as a swimming pundit at the Olympic Games and World Aquatics Championships.

, Rebecca Adlington ups the glamours as she arrives for the Team GB ball, The Evepost Huff News

, Rebecca Adlington ups the glamours as she arrives for the Team GB ball, The Evepost Huff News

Night out: ‘I am slightly concerned that firstly, I won’t be able to walk in heels because I haven’t done it in so long!’ Rebecca said to her Instagram followers prior to the event