Why One of These Three Men and Women Could Win the Olympic Lifting Total at the CrossFit Games

July 31, 2023 by
Photo Credit: Enrique V.

Ever since the Oly Total event was announced for the Games there was immediate speculation about which athletes will win, along with some controversy due to cuts.

It seems that everyone has similar guesses about the potential winners, but there’s not a whole lot of data to back up their claims.

In this post we will be looking at the results from 5 recent strength events in order to more accurately predict the event’s potential winners. These events are:

  • 2023 Semifinals 1RM Snatch
  • 2023 Open 1RM Thruster
  • 2022 Semifinals Clean Complex
  • 2022 Quarterfinals The “Other” Total -  Clean/Bench Press/Overhead Squat
  • 2021 Quarterfinals 4RM Front Squat

Let’s dive in.

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