Francis Rigby

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Francis Rigby
Personal information
Country represented  Australia
Born (1973-03-21) 21 March 1973 (age 41)
Height 178 cm
Partner Portia Duval-Rigby
Former partner Krystal Lee
Former coach Helen (Hui) Ma, Svetlana Liapina,
W. Bankowski, T. Berresford
Skating club Iceworld Skating Club
Retired 2001

Francis Rigby (born 21 March 1973 in Stockport, England) is an Australian ice dancer. With partner and wife Portia Duval-Rigby, he is a two time Australian Champion. They were married in 1997. The Rigbys were coached by Helen Ma and Svetlana Liapina. Their highest placement at an ISU Championship was 12th at the 1999 and 2001 Four Continents Championships.

Rigby previously skated with Krystal Lee. He is an economist.[1]

Competitive highlights[edit]

(with Rigby)

Event 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01
World Championships 32nd 32nd
Four Continents Championships 12th 13th 12th
Australian Championships 2nd 2nd 1st 1st
Golden Spin of Zagreb 9th 9th
Karl Schäfer Memorial 9th
Nebelhorn Trophy 12th
Ondrej Nepela Memorial 7th


  1. ^ A Long Way From Home, Australians Keep Skating - International Herald Tribune

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