Bright Future For European Men in Competitive CrossFit

August 10, 2021 by
Photo Credit: Kay Wiese

Since 2015, 11 of the 21 female athletes to stand on the podium at the CrossFit Games have come from Europe. Since 2010, there has been at least one European woman on the podium every season. 

Contrast that with the men:

Since 2015, only three of the 21 male athletes on the podium have been from Europe (Bjorgvin Karl Gumdundsson twice, and Lukas Hogberg once). Prior to that, the only other European male on the podium was Finland’s Mikko Salo who won the Games in 2009.

Expanding the scope of the study a little bit more, we find similar trends:

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