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John Thomas (figure skater)

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John Thomas
Personal information
Full nameJohn Thomas
Born (1960-09-05) September 5, 1960 (age 59)
Brampton, Ontario
Former partnerJoanne French
Kelly Johnson
Skating clubGranite Club
Woodbridge FSC

John Thomas (born September 5, 1960 in Brampton, Ontario) is a Canadian ice dancer. With partner Joanne French, he is the 1981 & 1982 Canadian Figure Skating Championships bronze medalist. With partner Kelly Johnson, he is the 1983 & 1984 Canadian silver medalist. Johnson and Thomas placed 12th at the 1984 Winter Olympics.

As of 2011, Thomas works as a skating coach at the Philadelphia Skating Club and Humane Society.[1]

Competitive highlights

(with Johnson)

Event 1982-83 1983-84 1984-85
Winter Olympic Games 12th
World Championships 10th 11th
Canadian Championships 2nd 2nd
Skate America 2nd
Skate Canada International 3rd
NHK Trophy 3rd
Golden Spin of Zagreb 4th

(with French)

Event 1975-76 1976-77 1977-78 1978-79 1979-80 1980-81 1981-82
Canadian Championships 3rd N. 2nd J. 1st J. 3rd 3rd
Skate America 6th
Skate Canada International 10th 6th
Nebelhorn Trophy 3rd
  • N = Novice level; J = Junior level

References

  1. ^ [1] Archived May 13, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  • "Skate Canada Results Book - Volume 2 - 1974 - current" (PDF). Skate Canada. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-09-20.
  • "Canadian National Championships Medallists" (PDF). Skate Canada. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-09-20.
  • Sports-reference profile


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