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Jayne Torvill

Jayne Torvill, OBE – born 7 October 1957 – is a British professional ice dancer and former competitor.

With Christopher Dean, she won a gold medal at the 1984 Winter Olympics and a bronze medal at the 1994 Winter Olympics, becoming one of the oldest figure skating Olympic medalists.

Torvill took a seven-year break from skating from 1998–2005.

In January 2006, she 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.

Torvill and Dean were ambassadors for the 2012 European Figure Skating Championships in Sheffield, England.

In February 2014, Torvill and Dean 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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