Brazil’s Malheiros Shines on the Big Stage, Says More to Come in the 2022 Season

September 5, 2021 by
Photo Credit: Athlete’s Eye

Some CrossFit Games trivia for you, which two athletes had the most event wins at the 2021 NOBULL CrossFit Games in the men’s division? If you’re stuck, I’ll give you the easy part of the answer, the second “Fittest Man on Earth” Patrick Vellner had three event wins. The other half of the answer is 21-year old Brazilian Guilherme Malheiros. You know the name and you probably remember the Games highlights of him winning the snatch event inside an electric Alliant Energy Center Coliseum. 

So who exactly is this sensation and what’s next for him?

Hoop Dreams

Malheiros’ CrossFit journey actually started when he was 10-years old. The aspiring basketball player chose CrossFit in hopes of becoming more explosive in his first love. His talent on the court was soon superseded by the talent in the gym.

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