Laura Horvath Wins 2022 Rogue Invitational Women’s CrossFit Competition

Horvath is closing out a phenomenal season in CrossFit with a big finish in Texas.

A podium-to-podium set of performances will wrap up Laura Horvath‘s season of competitive CrossFit. On Sunday, Oct. 30, 2022, Horvath took home the overall win at the 2022 Rogue Invitational in Round Rock, Texas. 

After placing third at the 2022 CrossFit Games, Horvath turned her gaze toward Texas and locked in a victory with 760 cumulative points. She beat out Annie Thorisdottir who scored 705 points for second place, and Emma Lawson followed up in bronze medal position with 670 points.

Laura Horvath 2022 Rogue Invitational
Credit: Patrick Clark / Athlete’s Eye Photography

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This win marks Horvath’s first at the Invitational after finishing fourth overall just one year prior in 2021. She’s undoubtedly closing out 2022 in top form. Here are the top ten results from the women’s CrossFit division at the Invitational:

2022 Rogue Invitational CrossFit Results | Women

  1. Laura Horvath — 760
  2. Annie Thorisdottir — 705
  3. Emma Lawson — 670
  4. Ellie Turner — 670
  5. Gabriela Migala — 645
  6. Amanda Barnhart — 620
  7. Kara Saunders — 610
  8. Alexis Raptis — 580
  9. Danielle Brandon — 575
  10. Arielle Loewen — 560
  11. Manon Angonese — 555
  12. Dani Speegle — 545
  13. Emma McQuaid — 535
  14. Matilde Garnes — 520
  15. Carolyn Prevost — 410
  16. Olivia Kerstetter — 360
  17. Jacqueline Dahlstrøm — 340
  18. Bailey Rogers — 330
  19. Anikha Greer — 310
  20. Andrea Solberg — 225

Horvath was able to play to her strengths as the competition went on. Despite a somewhat rocky start, placing 9th and 14th during Events One and Two, Horvath broke ahead of the pack and won the next four events in a row. This gave her enough momentum to edge out the rest of the field when all was said and done. 

2022 Rogue Invitational Women’s CrossFit | Laura Horvath

Horvath put on a clinic at the Invitational, sticking to her guns and taking a tactical approach to competition. With her victory all but locked in by Event 10, Horvath put in just the right amount of work to confirm her victory ahead of athletes like Annie Thorisdottir and Kara Saunders in overall points.

  1. Event One — 9th
  2. Event Two — 14th 
  3. Event Three — 1st
  4. Event Four — 1st
  5. Event Five — 1st 
  6. Event Six — 1st
  7. Event Seven — 2nd 
  8. Event Eight — 19th
  9. Event Nine — 7th 
  10. Event Ten — 3rd

With her top-of-the-podium finish at the 2022 Rogue Invitational, Horvath can close out her season of competitive CrossFit with a smile on her face. Her third-place finish at the 2022 CrossFit Games put her on the podium for a third time out of five overall Games appearances. 

In addition, Horvath also bagged a win at the CrossFit Lowlands Throwdown Semifinal earlier this year prior to appearing in Madison. In totality, these three performances culminate in one of the strongest years of the Hungarian athlete’s career in competitive fitness.

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Horvath may have stolen the show in the women’s division of CrossFit, but the weekend was jam-packed with stellar athletic performances across the board. If you want to learn more about who came out on top — breaking records along the way — in the Dell Diamond stadium, look no further:

Featured Image: Patrick Clark / Athlete’s Eye Photography