Victoria Pendleton ‘joins Tinder seven months after announcing split from husband Scott Gardner’

Victoria Pendleton has reportedly joined Tinder, seven months after announcing her split from husband Scott Gardner.

The Olympic champion, 38, and her former flame called it quits last July and now The Mirror has reported Victoria is looking for love on the popular dating app.

A source told the publication: ‘It’s a bit of fun. No doubt there will be plenty of admirers.’ 

Back on the market: Victoria Pendleton has reportedly joined Tinder, seven months after announcing her split from husband Scott Gardner

Back on the market: Victoria Pendleton has reportedly joined Tinder, seven months after announcing her split from husband Scott Gardner

Back on the market: Victoria Pendleton has reportedly joined Tinder, seven months after announcing her split from husband Scott Gardner

The main display image on the profile is a black-and-white shot of Victoria in a black jumper with white stripes and sporting tousled hair while she stares intently at the camera.

The sports star reportedly has several other snaps on her profile including one of her reading the Racing Post while another one shows her sipping a glass of champagne.

MailOnline has contacted a representative for Victoria for comment. 

In a post on Twitter, the gold medallist, 37, wrote: ‘After ten years together I am very sad to say that Scott and I have grown apart. 

Don't mind me: The sports star reportedly has several snaps on her profile including one of her sipping a glass of champagne

Don't mind me: The sports star reportedly has several snaps on her profile including one of her sipping a glass of champagne

Don’t mind me: The sports star reportedly has several snaps on her profile including one of her sipping a glass of champagne

Swipe right: Other snaps find Victoria relaxing after a bath and browsing the pages of the Racing Post

Swipe right: Other snaps find Victoria relaxing after a bath and browsing the pages of the Racing Post

Swipe right: Other snaps find Victoria relaxing after a bath and browsing the pages of the Racing Post

Swipe right: Other snaps find Victoria relaxing after a bath and browsing the pages of the Racing Post

Swipe right: Other snaps find Victoria relaxing after a bath and browsing the pages of the Racing Post

Dating again: The Olympic champion, 38, and her former flame called it quits last July and now The Mirror has reported Victoria is looking for love on the popular dating app (pictured in 2017)

Dating again: The Olympic champion, 38, and her former flame called it quits last July and now The Mirror has reported Victoria is looking for love on the popular dating app (pictured in 2017)

Dating again: The Olympic champion, 38, and her former flame called it quits last July and now The Mirror has reported Victoria is looking for love on the popular dating app (pictured in 2017)

‘Despite our best efforts in trying to make our marriage work, we have come to the decision to go our separate ways. It has been an extremely difficult time and a tough decision to make. 

‘We want to look ahead to the future and stay positive. We would both gratefully appreciate our privacy being respected as we navigate what is a deeply personal time for us.’

The couple were in a relationship during the 2008 Olympics when Mr Gardner was still a member of Team GB’s cycling coaching team.

A source told the publication: 'It’s a bit of fun. No doubt there will be plenty of admirers' (pictured in 2016)

A source told the publication: 'It’s a bit of fun. No doubt there will be plenty of admirers' (pictured in 2016)

A source told the publication: ‘It’s a bit of fun. No doubt there will be plenty of admirers’ (pictured in 2016)

The sportswoman and jockey had previously admitted that her husband would have preferred her not to go on the Everest adventure with TV presenter Ben Fogle last May.

She said: ‘In an ideal world, he would like to be able to stop me, but he knows that won’t make me happy.’

When asked about Mr Gardner’s feelings following her return from the climb, she said: ‘Yes, he thinks I am nuts for coming up here, so he’ll be glad that I am back.

‘He just thinks I am a bit crazy.’

Split: Victoria announced their separation on Twitter, writing: ‘After ten years together I am very sad to say that Scott and I have grown apart' (pictured in 2016)

Split: Victoria announced their separation on Twitter, writing: ‘After ten years together I am very sad to say that Scott and I have grown apart' (pictured in 2016)

Split: Victoria announced their separation on Twitter, writing: ‘After ten years together I am very sad to say that Scott and I have grown apart’ (pictured in 2016)

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