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CrossFit Open Workout 20.3 Announced

CrossFit Games athletes Kristin Holte andย Nicolay Billaudel battled it out for the announcement!

Now that Open Workout 20.1 and 20.2 are behind us, we can welcome the third workout of the 2020 CrossFit Open!

On Thursday, 20.3 was announced live from CrossFit Gamlebyen in Oslo, and was presented by the Norwegian CrossFit Championship. This time it was Norwegian CrossFit Games athletes Kristin Holte and Nicolay Billaudel who went head-to-head for the special announcement. 

And meanwhile in Australia, CrossFit Games athletes James Newbury and Madeline Sturt also took on 20.3 for a live announcement presented by the Down Under CrossFit Championship. 

Without further do, here’s the 20.3 Open Workout!

CrossFit Open Workout 20.3

CrossFit Open 20.3 is a repeat from CrossFit Open workout 18.4!

The following for time with a 9 minute time cap:

21-15-9

Deadlifts (225/155)
Handstand Push-ups

then

21-15-9

Deadlifts (315/205)
50 Foot Handstand Walks (25 feet down, 25 feet back)

As always, athletes start on a 3, 2, 1 countdown before beginning the workout.

CrossFit Open Workout 20.2 Recap 

For a recap, 20.2 looked like this:

20 minute AMRAP

  • 4 dumbell thrusters
  • 6 toes-to-bars
  • 24 double unders

Women: 35 lbs 

Men: 50 lbs

Last week, we saw two elite Australian CrossFit Games athletes, Khan Porter and Matt Mcleod, take on the 20.2 live announcement, and they showed us just how long and difficult 20.2 would be. 

Mcleod and Khan battled through this long 20 minute workout, and it was Mcleod who edged out Khan with his score of 896 reps to Khan’s 803 reps.

Several athletes shared their 20.3 attempts and at this time, Greece’s Frederik Aegidius sits at the top of the men’s leaderboard for 20.2 with 1,030 reps. On the women’s side, Kristin Holte sits in first place for 20.2 with a score of 1,045 reps!

After 20.2 wrapped with some big-time performances, here are three athletes to watch out for in 20.3.

3 Athletes to Watch for CrossFit Open Workout 20.3

1. Kristin Holte

After finishing in second place at the 2019 Reebok CrossFit Games, Holte hasn’t taken her foot off the gas.

She’s been crushing the 2020 Open workouts so far, and currently sits in second place in the women’s overall Open leaderboard. We’re excited to see how she takes on 20.3 for the world to see! 

2. Josh Miller 

CrossFit Games athlete Josh Miller is the the highest-ranked American on the men’s Open overall leaderboard at this time.

He sits in fifth place after finishing in fifth for 20.1 and 26th for 20.2. He made his rookie appearance at the 2019 Reebok CrossFit Games, and from the looks of his Open workouts, he’s hungry for another Games invite.

3. Jamie Green 

Green has been to four Reebok CrossFit Games, and currently sits in third place on the women’s overall Open leaderboard.

Green finished in third place at the 2019 Reebok CrossFit Games, and her Open workouts so far are showing she’s fighting even harder for another podium finish in 2020. 

Feature images from @kristinholte and @nicobilla Instagram page. 

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