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CrossFit Announces Top 20 Men and Women in the 2019 Open

The 40 athletes all qualify for the 2019 Reebok CrossFit Games.

CrossFit announced the Top 20 men and women in the 2019 Open, and all of the athletes named have qualified for the 2019 Reebok CrossFit Games this summer in Madison, Wisconsin.

The Top 20 list includes the highest-ranked male and female athletes who are not National Champions. CrossFit sent out the invitation to the 2019 Reebok CrossFit Games on Thursday, and athletes were given a deadline of 5 p.m. PT on Monday,  May 6 to accept or decline the invitation. The CrossFit Games Leaderboard will be updated in the near future with athletes confirmed for the Games.

2019 Open Leaderboard (Men)

*Bold = Top 20 

1 MATHEW FRASER USA Nat’l Champ
2 BJÖRGVIN KARL GUÐMUNDSSON Iceland Nat’l Champ
3 JACOB HEPPNER USA Top 20
4 LEFTERIS THEOFANIDIS Greece Nat’l Champ
5 JEAN-SIMON ROY-LEMAIRE Canada Nat’l Champ
6 COLE SAGER USA Top 20
7 ULDIS UPENIEKS Latvia Nat’l Champ
8 GEORGE STERNER USA Top 20
9 SAMUEL COURNOYER Canada Top 20
10 RICHARD FRONING JR. USA Top 20
11 SCOTT PANCHIK USA Top 20
12 JASON CARROLL USA Top 20
13 ZACHERY BUNTIN USA Top 20
14 TRAVIS MAYER USA Top 20
14 STREAT HOERNER USA Top 20
16 RICHARD CASTILLO USA Top 20
17 BAYDEN BROWN Australia Nat’l Champ
17 FREDERIK AEGIDIUS Denmark Nat’l Champ
19 SAMUEL KWANT USA Top 20
20 SIMON MÄNTYLÄ Sweden Top 20
21 LUKAS HÖGBERG Sweden Nat’l Champ
22 LOGAN COLLINS USA Top 20
23 ERIC CARMODY USA Top 20
24 CASPER GAMMELMARK Denmark Top 20
25 ALEX VIGNEAULT Canada Top 20
26 JEFFREY ADLER Canada Top 20
27 DEVIN FORD USA Top 20
27 DEAN LINDER-LEIGHTON Australia Top 20

Devin Ford, a six-time East Regional athlete made the Top 20 list, but has declined his invitation to the Games. He posted on Youtube a response to controversy that surfaced after he was assessed a major penalty “for performing only 40 handstand push-ups in 19.3.” The penalty adjusted Ford’s score from 8:24 to 9:34. [19.3]

2019 Open Leaderboard (Women) 

*Bold = Top 20 

1 RAGNHEIÐUR SARA SIGMUNDSDOTTIR Iceland Nat’l Champ
2 ANNIE THORISDOTTIR Iceland Top 20
3 KRISTIN HOLTE Norway Nat’l Champ
4 JAMIE GREENE New Zealand Nat’l Champ
5 DANI SPEEGLE USA Nat’l Champ
6 BROOKE WELLS USA Top 20
6= TIA-CLAIR TOOMEY Australia Nat’l Champ
8 KARISSA PEARCE USA Top 20
9 AMANDA BARNHART USA Top 20
10 CAROL-ANN REASON-THIBAULT Canada< Nat’l Champ
11 MEKENZIE RILEY USA Top 20
12 KARIN FREYOVÁ Slovakia Nat’l Champ
13 KATRIN TANJA DAVIDSDOTTIR Iceland Top 20
14 CAROLYNE PREVOST Canada Top 20
15 EMMA MCQUAID Ireland Nat’l Champ
16 DANIELLE BRANDON USA Top 20
17 MCKENZIE FLINCHUM USA Top 20
18 BROOKE HAAS USA Top 20
19 ALEXIS JOHNSON USA Top 20
20 SAMANTHA BRIGGS United Kingdom Nat’l Champ
21 ALESSANDRA PICHELLI Italy Nat’l Champ
22 JACQUELINE DAHLSTRØM Norway Top 20
23 CHANTELLE LOEHNER USA Top 20
24 FEEROOZEH SAGHAFI USA Top 20
25 TASIA PERCEVECZ USA Top 20
26 KRISTI ERAMO USA Top 20
27 CAMILLA SALOMONSSON HELLMAN Sweden Nat’l Champ
28 KATIE TROMBETTA USA Top 20
29 CARRIE BEAMER USA Top 20
30 GABRIELA MIGAŁA Poland Nat’l Champ
31 KATELIN VAN ZYL Australia Top 20
32 HALEY ADAMS USA Top 20

It’s been a busy last couple weeks in the CrossFit world, and now only seven CrossFit Sanctional events remain. The action packed Asia CrossFit Championship wrapped up earlier this week with Brent Fikowski, Kristin Holte, and CrossFit Mayhem Freedom all taking home big victories.

The Italian Showdown also concluded over the weekend with Roman Khrennikov and Erin Vandendriessche winning the event. The winners of the Asia CrossFit Championship and Italian Showdown all received invites to the 2019 CrossFit Games.

Feature image from @anniethorisdottir Instagram page.

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