Crossfit Open finished - 46 Icelanders going to Regionals Featured

Björk, Thuridur Erla, Katrin Tanja, Anna Hulda, Ragneiður Sara and Annie Björk, Thuridur Erla, Katrin Tanja, Anna Hulda, Ragneiður Sara and Annie

The fifth and final week of the 2014 Reebok CrossFit Open is officially over. 8 men, 8 women and 5 teams from Iceland qualify for the Regionals in Europe which will be held in Ballerup, Denmark May 16th – 18th. The fittest 48 men and 48 women in each region are invited to compete in the Regionals as well as the top 30 teams. The regions are 17 and the fittest from each region will compete in the CrossFit Games in LA in July.

Annie is 3rd in Europe and 28th in the world. Jakob Magnusson is 1st in Europe and 33rd in the world and Björgvin Karl Guðmundsson is 2nd in Europe and 44th in the world. Many other Icelanders are doing very well. Check out the results.

The fifth workout in the CrossFit Open was:

14.5 - For time:

21-18-15-12-9-6-3 reps of:
Thrusters 95/65 lb (43/30 kg)
Buprees over the bar

Josh Bridges won this fifth workout in the men’s division on 7:49 and Samantha Briggs won the women’s division on 8:31.

Rich Froning, CrossFit Games champion 2011, 2012 and 2013, wins the overall men’s division in the Open and Samantha Briggs, Crossfit Games champion 2013,wins the woman’s division.

CrossFit Open 2014 – Europe Results


The Icelandic women in the top 48 in Europe are:

Annie Thorisdottir in 3rd place
Ragneiður Sara Sigmundsdottir  in 6th place
Bjork Odinsdottir in 7th place
Thuridur Erla Helgadottir in 9th place
Katrin Tanja Davidsdottir  in 10th place
Hjördís Óskarsdóttir in 11th place
Oddrun Eik Gylfadottir in 21st place
Anna Hulda Olafsdottir  in 38th place

The Icelandic men in the top 48 in Europe are:

Jakob Magnusson  in 1st place
Björgvin Karl Guðmundsson  in 2nd place
Sigurður Þrastarson  in 5th place
Frederik Aegidius  in 7th place
Frosti Gylfason in 8th place
Numi Katrinarson in 11th place
Arnar Sigurðsson in 34th place
Eiríkur Baldursson  in 40th place

The Icelandic teams in the top 30 in Europe are:

Crossfit Stöðin  1st place
Crossfit Reykjavík  4th place
Team CFH Iceland  7th place
Crossfit Sport  8th place
Crossfit Hamar  21st place

Masters Division

The Icelanders in the top 200 in each division are:

Masters Men 40-44 years old:  Evert Viglundssonin 87th place.

Masters Women 40-44 years old: Helga Gudmundsdottir in 94th place and Kristin Kristjansdottir in 171st place.

Masters Men 55-59 years old: Hilmar Hardarson in 3rd place.

Masters Men 60+ years old: Magnús Sigurðsson in 70th place, Sigurgeir Bjarnason in 169th place and Thorlakur Karlsson in 171st place.


These seven Masters athletes have the opportunity to submit their scores for four additional workouts in April. Then the top 20 Masters athletes in each division will be invited to compete at the CrossFit Games in July.

Check out the videos below, showing Björk Óðinsdóttir and Númi Katrínarson in action doing Open 14.5:


Last modified onTuesday, 01 April 2014 14:41
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