Oct. 7th, 1957
Nottingham, England, UK
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Jayne Torvill, OBE is an English ice dancer. With Christopher Dean, she won a gold medal at the 1984 Winter Olympics and a bronze medal at the 1994 Winter Olympics.
- She and her skating partner, Christopher Dean, were both awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of British Empire) in the 2000 Queen's Millennium Honors List for their services to ice skating.
- She and 'Christopher Dean (III)' (qv) won the 1984 Olympic gold medal for ice dancing. The received nine perfect marks of 6.0 for artistic impression for their free dance.
- She and her skating partner, Christopher Dean, were both awarded the M.B.E. (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in 1981 for their services to ice skating.
- She is married to Phil Christensen, a sound engineer, since 1990. They have 2 adopted children, a son Kieran & daughter Jessica.
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