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Christopher Colin Dean, OBE – born 27 July 1958 in Calverton, Nottinghamshire – is a British ice dancer.

He who won a gold medal at the 1984 Winter Olympics with his skating partner Jayne Torvill.

They also won a bronze medal at the 1994 Winter Olympics.

In January 2006, Torvill and Dean began starring in the ITV show Dancing on Ice. Each year, the show runs from January to March and then goes on tour to arenas across the United Kingdom.

In January 2012, Dean said he was open to working with the National Ice Skating Association to help British competitive skating. Torvill and Dean were ambassadors for the 2012 European Figure Skating Championships in Sheffield, England.

In February 2014, they visited Sarajevo for the 30th anniversary of the 1984 Olympics, and recreated their Bolero routine in the same arena where they won the gold.

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