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Great Britain Athlete Stephanie Gott Meets Her Ice Idols

Special Olympics Great Britain Athlete Stephanie Gott with 1984 Iconic Winter Olympics Gold Medalists Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean
Special Olympics Great Britain ice skater Stephanie Gott, who is heading to the World Winter Games 2017 in Austria, has received a surprise meet and greet with her ice idols Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean when she attended a January 3rd performance of Cinderella at the Hippodrome in Bristol representing Team Great Britain. Both Chris and Jayne - iconic Winter Olympics gold medalists from 1984 - sent their best wishes to Team Great Britain’s 21 athletes and coaches but also to all 3,000 Special Olympics athletes from 110 countries heading to Austria in March. Special Olympics Great Britain’s ambassador Chris Hull said: “We were thrilled to set up this opportunity for our ice skater Stephanie Gott from Team Great Britain who is heading to the World Winter Games in Austria in March." We thank Special Olympics Great Britain ambassadors Chris and Jayne, the Hippodrome in Bristol and the whole cast of Cinderella for giving Stephanie an evening she will never forget!

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