Denise Benning

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Denise Benning
Personal information
Country represented Canada
Born (1967-09-01) September 1, 1967 (age 50)
Windsor, Ontario
Partner Lyndon Johnston
Retired c. 1988

Denise Benning (born September 1, 1967) is a Canadian former competitive pair skater. With her skating partner, Lyndon Johnston, she is the 1985 NHK Trophy bronze medalist, the 1985 Skate Canada International bronze medalist, the 1986 Skate America silver medalist, and a three-time Canadian national medalist (silver in 1986 and 1987, bronze in 1988). The pair finished fifth at three consecutive World Championships and sixth at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary.[1]

Benning won three consecutive national fours titles with Johnston and other skaters, from 1986 to 1988.


pairs with Lyndon Johnston

Event 1985–86 1986–87 1987–88
Winter Olympics 6th
World Championships 5th 5th 5th
NHK Trophy 3rd
Skate America 2nd
Skate Canada 3rd 5th
St. Ivel International 1st
Canadian Championships 2nd 2nd 3rd