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VIDEO: Uldis Upenieks Secures First Open Workout Win with 22.2 Couplet

March 10, 2022 by
Photo Credit: Ava Kitzi
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He’s been to the CrossFit Games in 2019 and 2021 — and plans to return in 2022. After taking home his first ever Open workout win with a couplet of deadlifts and burpees, Uldis Upenieks is building momentum early in his season.

As he waited for the leaderboard to shake out, his name stayed at the top with an incredible 7:20 finish for 22.2. Morning Chalk Up’s Lauren Kalil sat down with Uldis to discuss his first Open win and how he hopes to crack the top 20 at the 2022 CrossFit Games.

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