Haley Adams and Gabriela Migala: 2022 CrossFit Games Athlete Studies

September 5, 2022 by
Photo Credit: Athlete's Eye Photography

Prior to the CrossFit Games a group of us put together some composite power rankings and when the dust settled we collectively projected Gabriela Migala to finish fourth and Haley Adams to finish fifth. 

For Migala, this would have been an improvement from her sixth place finish in 2021, and for Adams it would have been a repeat fifth place finish. Instead, both women had relatively lackluster performances relative to their expectations; at least on the overall leaderboard. Migala finished eighth, beating Adams who finished ninth by a single point. 

Our investigation today is twofold:

  1. How much worse did they actually do relative to 2021?
  2. What caused their regressions on the leaderboard?

First things first, let’s take a look at how both women fared at the 2022 Games relative to their 2021 performances. 

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