Courtney Jones (figure skater)

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Courtney Jones
Personal information
Full name Courtney John Lyndhurst Jones
Country represented  United Kingdom
Former partner Doreen Denny
June Markham

Courtney John Lyndhurst Jones OBE (born 30 April 1933) is a former British ice dancer. With partner June Markham, he was the 1957 & 1958 World champion and European champion. With partner Doreen Denny, he is the 1959 & 1960 World champion and 1959–61 European champion.

Jones and Peri Horne created the Starlight Waltz and the Silver Samba compulsory dances. He was awarded the OBE in 1980 for services to ice skating.[1]

He is a member of the International Skating Union Council[2] and is a former president of the National Ice Skating Association.[3] He was inducted into the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame in 1986.


(with June Markham)

Event 1956 1957 1958
World Championships 2nd 1st 1st
European Championships 2nd 1st 1st
British Championships 1st 1st

(with Doreen Denny)

Event 1959 1960 1961
World Championships 1st 1st
European Championships 1st 1st 1st
British Championships 1st 1st 1st


  1. ^ "Supplement to the London Gazette" (PDF). 14 June 1980. 
  2. ^ "ISU Press Release: Election Results" (PDF). 
  3. ^ "NISA History". Archived from the original on 22 September 2008. Retrieved 28 March 2009.