Jenny Bourne

During her orienteering career, Jenny Bourne was undoubtedly the most successful ACT female elite orienteer of her time, and one of Australia’s top female competitors. Jenny represented Australia at the World Orienteering Championships in 1981, 1983, 1985 and 1987 and competed in 3 World Cup events, achieving a highest place of 15th.

At the National level, Jenny was the Australian women’s elite champion in 1979, 1985, 1986 and 1987, and a winner of the National Easter three-day competition in 1982, 1986 and 1987. During her elite orienteering career Jenny was also successful in winning 12 State titles.

Jenny retired from elite orienteering competition in 1988.

 

ORIENTEERING

Born: 19 August 1954

Inducted: 1996

 

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