Week four of the 2014 Reebok CrossFit Open is officially over. Annie is 2nd in Europe and 2nd in the world. Bjork Odinsdottir is 6th in Europe and 47th in the world. Jakob Magnusson is 1st in Europe and 31st in the world and Frosti Gylfason is 8th in Europe and 44th in the world, Björgvin Karl Guðmundsson is 2nd in Europe and 48th in the world and Sigurður Þrastarson is 4th in Europe and 56th in the world. Many other Icelanders are doing very well. Check out the results.
The fourth workout if the CrossFit Open was:
14 minute AMRAP (As Many Rounds As Possible) of:
60 calorie row
40 wall balls shots, 20/14 lb, 10/9 foot target (9,1/6,4 kg, 3/2,7 m target)
30 cleans (135/95 lb (61/43 kg)
Rich Froning, CrossFit Games champion 2011, 2012 and 2013, is still leading the men’s division in the world after winning this workout with 277 reps. Samantha Briggs, Crossfit Games champion 2013, is leading the woman’s division after also winning this workout with 256 reps. This is the second workout in Open 2014 that she wins.
Here you can see Rich Froning and Samantha Briggs perform this fourth workout:
CrossFit Open 2014 – Europe Results
The Icelandic women in the top 48 in Europe after the first two workouts are:
Annie Thorisdottir in 2nd place
Bjork Odinsdottir in 6th place
Ragneiður Sara Sigmundsdottir in 7th place
Thuridur Erla Helgadottir in 11th place
Hjördís Óskarsdóttir in 12th place
Katrin Tanja Davidsdottir in 13th place
Oddrun Eik Gylfadottir in 27th place
Anna Hulda Olafsdottir in 37th place
The Icelandic men in the top 48 in Europe after the first two workouts are:
Jakob Magnusson in 1st place
Björgvin Karl Guðmundsson in 2nd place
Sigurður Þrastarson in 4th place
Frosti Gylfason in 8th place
Frederik Aegidius in 11th place
Numi Katrinarson in 13th place
Arnar Sigurðsson in 35th place
Eiríkur Baldursson in 37th place
The Icelanders in the top 200 in each division after the second workout are:
Masters Men 40-44 years old: Evert Viglundssonin 98th place
Masters Women 40-44 years old: Helga Gudmundsdottir in 112th place
Masters Men 50-54 years old: Sigurdur J. Hafsteinsson in 187th place
Masters Men 55-59 years old: Hilmar Hardarson in 4th place
Masters Men 60+ years old: Magnús Sigurðsson in 76th place, Sigurgeir Bjarnason in 151st place and Thorlakur Karlsson in 166th place
Annie Thorisdottir vs. Samantha Briggs
Yesterday, at 5pm pacific-time, the final Open workout was announced live from San Francisco. This was the biggest event of the Open as five CrossFit Games champions competed and set the scores to beat. Three time CrossFit Games champion Rich Froning (2011, 2012 and 2013) took on Jason Khalipa (2008), Graham Holmberg (2010), reigning champion Samantha Briggs and two time champion Annie Thorisdottir (2011, 2012).
The final workout of the open (14.5) is for time:
21-18-15-12-9-6-3 reps of
Thrusters 95/65 lb (43/30 kg)
Burpees over the bar
Froning was the first to finish in 8:26 and Sam Briggs was right behind him in 8:31. Annie finished in 11:05.
Below you can watch the Open 14.5 announcement from last night.
The athletes start the workout at around 25:05.
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