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Torvill and Dean retire from competitive skating again

Title
Torvill and Dean retire from competitive skating again
Genre
Interview
TX Date
2 Mar 1994
Year of production
1994
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Duration
00:06:30
Description
Ice skating legends Jane Torvill and Christopher Dean on their retirement from competitive skating; disappointment at winning only bronze at Lillehammer in the 1994 Olympic Games in their comeback after 10 years; and their new exhibition show which begins at Wembley. In 1984 they won gold at the Olympic Games in Sarajevo and are now organising a skate-athon with the Red Cross on 23 and 24/04/94 to raise money for former Yugoslavia. Interview conducted by Angela Rippon at BRMB Radio station.
Contributors
BRMB Radio; Angela Rippon; Jane Torvill; Christopher Dean
Keywords
Sports competitions; Ethnic conflicts; Fundraising; Olympic games; Red Cross; Sportsmen; Wars (events); Retirement; Sarajevo; Yugoslav War (1991-1995); Wembley; Ice skating; Lillehammer

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