Lyndon Johnston


Lyndon Johnston

Lyndon Johnston (born December 4, 1961 in Hamiota, Manitoba) is a Canadian pair skater. With partner Melinda Kunhegyi, he is the 1984 and 1985 Canadian silver medalist. They competed in the 1984 Winter Olympics.

Following that partnership, he competed with Denise Benning the next three years. They won two national silver medals and won bronze medal. They competed at the 1988 Winter Olympics.

After the 1988 Olympics, he teamed up with Cindy Landry. He and Landry won the silver medal at the 1989 World Figure Skating Championships and won the 1990 Canadian national title.

He was inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame and Museum in 1993.

Competitive highlights

with Kunhegyi

1984
*Canadian Championships - 2nd
*Olympics - 12th1985
*Canadian Championships - 2nd
*World Championships - 5th

with Benning

1986
*Canadian Championships - 2nd
*World Championships - 5th1987
*Canadian Championships - 2nd
*World Championships - 5th1988
*Canadian Championships - 3rd
*Olympics - 6th
*World Championships - 5th

with Landry

1987
*Canadian Championships - 2nd
*World Championships - 2nd1990
*Canadian Championships - 1st
*World Championships - 9th

External links

* [http://www.halloffame.mb.ca/honoured/1993/lJohnston.htm Lyndon Johnston’s biography] at [http://www.halloffame.mb.ca/ Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame and Museum]


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