How Good Do You Have To Be To Stand on the CrossFit Games Podium?

July 3, 2023 by
Photo Credit: Enrique V. (Instagram @evillmediasports)

To even qualify for the CrossFit Games is a phenomenal achievement on its own, but to stand atop the podium as one of the top three Fittest Men and Women in the world requires even much more than that.

We all know that you have to consistently place high throughout all events, but exactly how well must you finish in each event? And are you allowed to have any poor finishes and still make the top 3?

In order to find out the answers to these questions we looked at the top three athletes from the 2022 Games, 2021 Games, and 2018 Games* and broke down their results by:

  • Average total points
  • Average event finish
  • Lowest event finish among top 3 athletes

By gathering this data we were able to figure out exactly how good you have to be to be announced as one of the top 3 fittest men or women in the world.

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