Celebrity SAS: Ulrika Jonsson, 54, is forced to withdraw on medical grounds

Celebrity SAS: Ulrika Jonsson, 54, is forced to withdraw on medical grounds
Celebrity SAS: Ulrika Jonsson, 54, is forced to withdraw on medical grounds
Celebrity SAS: Ulrika Jonsson, 54, is forced to withdraw on medical grounds after getting mild hypothermia in first challenge

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Ulrika Jonsson was forced to withdraw from Celebrity SAS on Sunday night after medical experts stepped in. 

The weather presenter, 54, had struggled to recover after getting mild hypothermia on the first challenge which saw the stars have to swim ashore and run up the mountainous terrain in Scotland with rucksacks on their back. 

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And after a muddy wrestling competition, Chief Medical Expert Sundeep Chohan pulled an 'exhausted' Ulrika aside to say she could no longer take part for safety reasons. 

Out: Ulrika Jonsson was forced to withdraw from Celebrity SAS on Sunday night after medical experts stepped in

Out: Ulrika Jonsson was forced to withdraw from Celebrity SAS on Sunday night after medical experts stepped in

He told her: 'The thing is you're a fighter. You still have that warrior spirit in you where you're just going to plod on regardless. 

'But now it's becoming a safety issue so medically I'm going to be withdrawing you.'

Following the news, Ant Middleton came in to reassure her it was the right decision to step down. 

Tough: The weather presenter, 54, had struggled to recover after getting mild hypothermia on the first challenge

Tough: The weather presenter, 54, had struggled to recover after getting mild hypothermia on the first challenge

'Obviously there's criteria's where we can't push you from a safety point of view but you just kept on going and going,' he said.

'That's the worry about it is that you would just keep on going until the point it

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