Portia Duval-Rigby

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Portia Duval-Rigby
Personal information
Country represented  Australia
Born (1970-09-03) 3 September 1970 (age 46)
Height 155 cm (5 ft 1 in)
Partner Francis Rigby
Former partner Andrejs Liepinieks
Former coach Helen (Hui) Ma, Svetlana Liapina,
W. Bankowski, T. Berresford
Skating club Iceworld Skating Club
Retired 2001

Portia Duval-Rigby (born 3 September 1970 in Townsville, Queensland) is an Australian ice dancer. With partner and husband Francis Rigby, she 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 Andrejs Liepinieks, with whom she competed at the 1989 World Junior Figure Skating Championships. She is a civil engineer.[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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