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Olympic Information


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.


Years on national team



Dan McConnell

Primary Training Base

Canberra, ACT


Canberra Off Road Cyclists (ACT, Australia)



Monash Primary School (ACT, Australia)


Mackillop Catholic College (ACT, Australia)

Cycling - MTB Team

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