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Jayne Torvill
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Born in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Born on 7th of October 1957

Born 1957 - English ice skater.

Began skating at age of 10, formed partnership with Christopher Dean. They were British champions six times, World ice-dance champions (1981-84), won Olympic and European titles in 1984. Remembered for interpretation of Ravelís Bolero. Retired in 1984 but returned to win further British and European titles and bronze medal in Winter Olympics.

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