Survey: Fraser, Toomey Overwhelming Fan Favorites to Win Stage One

September 17, 2020 by
Photo Credit: Anthony Tom (instagram.com/anthonytomphotography)
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The Morning Chalk Up took an informal survey of CrossFit Games fans over the past week, asking them which athletes they believe will finish in the top 5 and in what order. No surprise, but fans overwhelming selected reigning champions Mathew Fraser (82.9%) and Tia-Clair Toomey (88.5%) to emerge as overall winners.

The results:

First Place Men — Mathew Fraser – 83% | First Place Women — Tia-Clair Toomey – 89%

  • Patrick Vellner – 9% | Sara Sigmundsdottir – 4%
  • Noah Ohlsen – 4% | Kara Saunders – 2%
  • Bjorgvin Karl Gudmundsson – 1% | Katrin Davidsdottir – 1%

Second Place Men — Patrick Vellner – 47% | Second Place Women — Sara Sigmundsdottir – 30%

  • Noah Ohlsen – 18% | Kara Saunders – 19%
  • Mat Fraser – 13% |  Katrin Davidsdottir – 9%
  • Bjorgvin Karl Gudmundsson – 10% | Tia-Clair Toomey – 7%

Third Place Men — Noah Ohlsen – 29% | Third Place Women — Kara Saunders – 20%

  • Bjorgvin Karl Gudmundsson – 25% | Sara Sigmundsdottir – 15%
  • Patrick Vellner – 19% | Katrin Davidsdottir – 10%
  • Chandler Smith – 7% | Amanda Barnhart – 10%

Fourth Place Men — Bjorgvin Karl Gudmundsson – 23% | Fourth Place Women — Katrin Davidsdottir – 12%

  • Noah Ohlsen – 20% | Kara Saunders – 11%
  • Chandler Smith – 12% | Amanda Barnhart – 11%
  • Brent Fikowski – 11% | Sara Sigmundsdottir – 11%

Fifth Place Men — Chandler Smith – 19% | Fifth Place Women — Haley Adams – 13%

  • Brent Fikowski – 14% | Katrin Davidsdottir – 11%
  • Bjorgvin Karl Gudmundsson – 12% | Amanda Barnhart – 10%
  • Noah Ohlsen – 10% | Sara Sigmundsdottir – 8%

A couple of important notes about the data:

  • Morning Chalk Up processed more than 8,500 submissions.
  • Fans could submit their choices more than once.
  • The survey was a part of our “Guessing Games” sweepstakes with prizes from Reebok, O2, Assault Fitness, Puori, JUNK and Macrostax.

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