Rasmus Henning

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Rasmus Henning
Personal information
Born November 13, 1975
Copenhagen
Residence Birkerod[1]
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)[1]
Weight 163 lb (74 kg)[1]
Sport
Turned pro 1998[1]

Rasmus Henning (born November 13, 1975 in Copenhagen) is an athlete from Denmark, who competes in triathlon. Henning competed at the second Olympic triathlon at the 2004 Summer Olympics in which he placed seventh with a total time of 1:52:37.32. He competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics as well, placing eighth in the triathlon competition with a time of 1:49:57.47.[2] In International Triathlon Union competition, Henning recorded a second place finish at the 2001 ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championships.[3]

Henning retired from triathlon as a professional in 2012 following the 2012 Ironman World Championship. In his reasons for retiring, Henning cited the desire to retire on his own terms, particularly as injuries began to mount and as he tried to strike a balance between sport and family. He continues to participate in endurance sports and runs a company called Tri Nordic.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Rasmus Henning". International Triathlon Union. Retrieved 24 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Rasmus Henning Biography and Olympic Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 24 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Profiles". International Triathlon Union. Retrieved 24 August 2011. 
  4. ^ Carlson, Timothy (September 20, 2012). "Rasmus Henning to retire". Slowtwitch.com. Retrieved July 29, 2013. 

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