Henri starting competing in the elite field in 2011, with his strength in swimming, he has been a strong competitor. During the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, Henri earned the bronze medal in the men’s race in his debut Olympic appearance, this was even more special as it was the first Olympic medal South Africa has won in the sport. He then followed up that dream-worthy performance by winning his first-ever World Triathlon Series race at the Cozumel Grand Final.
2017 has seen two silver medals and a number of impressive races throughout the season.
- 7th place at the 2017 Hamburg ITU Triathlon Mixed Relay World Championships;
- 16th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Hamburg;
- 10th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi;
- 2nd place at the 2017 Cagliari ITU Triathlon World Cup;
- 4th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Yokohama;
- 8th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Gold Coast;
- Winner at the 2016 Buffalo City ATU Triathlon African Championships;
- Winner at the 2016 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Cozumel; and
- 3rd place at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.
202017 Sarasota ITU Triathlon World Cup 07 Oct, 2017 - Elite Men - 00:50:50
522017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam 14 Sep, 2017 - Elite Men - 01:59:56
DNF2017 ITU World Triathlon Stockholm 26 Aug, 2017 - Elite Men - DNF
162017 ITU World Triathlon Hamburg 15 Jul, 2017 - Elite Men - 00:54:56
DNF2017 ITU World Triathlon Leeds 10 Jun, 2017 - Elite Men - DNF