Rebecca Henderson



Sport: Race Walking

Event:  20km Women

University Connection:  Enrolled Student - Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Scholars) (2nd Year)


Bec’s debut into athletics was a complete fluke after watching her cousin’s race after gymnastics one Saturday and thinking it looked like fun. By 14, she was already finishing at an impressive time of 53.44 for 10km.

Two years later, she was selected to represent Australia at the 2018 World Race Walking Champs in China and the World Triathlon Championships. Closer to home, she has also competed in a number of National Championships. This year will mark her debut at the renowned Olympic Games.


"I'm feeling really excited in the lead up to the games. This is my first Olympics so I just can't wait to get out there to race and experience it all."

- Bec Henderson on the lead up to the games.  Click here to see the full article!


Results

Date Event Result
Friday 6th August   Women's 20km Race Walk Final  Finished 38th. 


For full results, click here.


Olympic Experience

Check out our wrap up article about Bec's experience at the Tokyo Games here!


Read More

To read more about Rebecca, check out her Olympic Bio here


Social Media

Follow Bec's journey on her Instagram !

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