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Olympic Information

    Debut

Recent Performances

  • 3rd- 2012 U23 UCI MTB World Cup 5 (Mont Sainte Anne, Canada)
  • 2nd- 2012 U23 UCI MTB World Cup 4 (La Bresse, France)
  • 13th- 2012 U23 UCI MTB World Cup 3 (Nov√© Mesto na Morave, Czech Republic)
  • 3rd- 2012 U23 UCI MTB World Cup 2 (Houffalize, Belgium)
  • 1st - 2011 U23 Australian Championships (Adelaide, Australia)
  • 1st - 2011 U23 Oceania Championships (Shepparton, Australia)
  • 7th - 2011 U23 UCI MTB World Cup (Dalby Forest, England)

Career Highlights

  • Crossing the finish line in second at 2012 World Cup 3

Interesting Facts

  • Rebecca Henderson landed her first podium finish in April with under-23 bronze at World Cup 2 in Houffalize, Belgium.
  • To secure her place at the Games Henderson had to bounce back from a 13th place finish at the next World Cup. Henderson went out with no regrets in World Cup 4, finishing with second on the under-23 podium.
  • Henderson won the 2011 under-23 Australian and Oceania Championships. This took her record to eight National Championships from under-15 to under-23 and three Oceania titles.
  • Henderson is coached by Australia's male competitor, Dan McConnell.

Sport

Years on national team

3

Coach

Dan McConnell

Primary Training Base

Canberra, ACT

Club

Canberra Off Road Cyclists (ACT, Australia)

Education

Primary

Monash Primary School (ACT, Australia)

Secondary

Mackillop Catholic College (ACT, Australia)


Cycling - MTB Team

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