Torvill and Dean, Ice Dancing, Sarajevo 1984
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The Soviet Union pretty much owned the ice during the 1970s and '80s, including ice dancing, which made its Olympic debut in 1976. Not much was expected from the British duo of Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean, but the pair etched their names in the record books with a string of perfect 6.0 marks that were never duplicated again under the old scoring system.