Rasmus Henning

Rasmus Henning (born 13 November 1975 in Copenhagen) is an athlete from Denmark, who competes in triathlon. He 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.[3] In International Triathlon Union competition, he recorded a second-place finish at the 2001 ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championships.[4]

Rasmus Henning
Personal information
Born13 November 1975 (1975-11-13) (age 45)[1]
Copenhagen, Denmark
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)[2]
Weight163 lb (74 kg)[2]
Turned pro1998[2]
Medal record
Men's Triathlon
Representing  Denmark
ITU Long Distance World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2001 Fredericia Elite

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.[5]


  1. ^ "Rasmus HENNING - Olympic Triathlon | Denmark". International Olympic Committee. 19 June 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d "Rasmus Henning". International Triathlon Union. Retrieved 24 August 2011.
  3. ^ "Rasmus Henning Biography and Olympic Results". Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 24 August 2011.
  4. ^ "Profiles". International Triathlon Union. Archived from the original on 28 September 2011. Retrieved 24 August 2011.
  5. ^ Carlson, Timothy (September 20, 2012). "Rasmus Henning to retire". Slowtwitch.com. Retrieved July 29, 2013.