The penultimate occasion for the People on the second day of their 2023 CrossFit Games was a quick one combining ski erg and sandbag squats. The ski erg favored the heavier athletes, and the sandbag squats favored the shorter athletes.
Roman Khrennikov and Alexis Raptis entered as the general leaders for the Particular person males and Particular person girls, respectively. Under are the outcomes:
2023 CrossFit Video games Occasion 5 — “Ski Bag”
- 30-calorie Ski Erg
- 30 sandbag squats — Girls: 125 kilos | Males: 200 kilos
- 20-calorie Ski Erg
- 20 sandbag squats — Girls: 125 kilos | Males: 200 kilos
Time cap: six minutes
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Particular person Males’s Outcomes — “Ski Erg”
- Colten Mertens — 4:30.60
- Samuel Kwant — 4:34.75
- Justin Medeiros — 4:51.88
- Jelle Hoste — 4:53.48
- Bronislaw Olenkowicz — 4:54.44
- Patrick Vellner — 4:55.13
- Chandler Smith — 4:57.11
- Jeffrey Adler — 4:59.86
- Roman Khrennikov — 5:00.83
- Jake Douglas — 5:05.72
- Nick Mathew — 5:08.11
- Will Moorad — 5:09.43
- Bayley Martin — 5:10.29
- Jayson Hopper — 5:10.66
- Björgvin Karl Gudmundsson — 5:16.12
- Jonne Koski — 5:19.54
- Fabien Beneito — 5:22.92
- Moritz Fiebig — 5:23.54
- Lazar Dukic — 5:27.54
- Jack Farlow — 5:28.59
- Brent Fikowski — 5:29.54
- Jay Crouch — 5:33.46
- Cole Sager — 5:36.10
- Cole Greashaber — 5:39.70
- David Shorunke — 5:42.01
- Noah Ohlsen — 5:47.65
- Samuel Cournoyer — 5:54.68
- Kaique Cerveny — 5:57.00
- Dallin Pepper — CAP
- Henrik Haapalainen — CAP + Two
- Uldis Upenieks — CAP + 4
- Luke Parker — CAP + 4
- Michal Wesolowski — CAP + 5
- James Sprague — CAP + 10
- Ant Haynes — CAP + 13
- Spencer Panchik — CAP + 13
- Alex Vigneault — CAP + 13
- Arthur Semenov — CAP + 14
- Kalyan Souza — CAP + 15
Particular person Girls’s Outcomes — “Ski Erg”
- Laura Horvath — 4:36.18
- Olivia Kerstetter — 5:50.91
- Ella Wunger — 5:54.35
- Ellie Turner — 5:58.87
- Amanda Barnhart — CAP
- Paige Semenza — CAP + 4
- Kelly Baker — CAP + 5
- Seher Kaya — CAP + Eight
- Elisa Fuliano — CAP + 10
- Emma Cary — CAP + 11
- Caroline Stanley — CAP + 12
- Alexia Williams — CAP + 12
- Feeroozeh Saghafi — CAP + 13
- Emily de Rooy — CAP + 14
- Emma McQuaid — CAP + 16
- Michelle Basnett — CAP + 16
- Victoria Campos — CAP + 19
- Manon Angonese — CAP + 30
- Shahad Budebs — CAP + 46
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Particular person Males’s Ski Erg Recap
Douglas was the closest athlete to Kwant by the point the previous Video games runner-up returned to the ski erg, however Kwant gave no floor. He had an eight-rep lead within the last set of squats and scored the warmth win with a time of 4:34.75.
Olenkowicz, Farlow, Shorunke, and Hopper had been within the lead at first of warmth two, exhibiting the benefit of being among the many greater athletes on the ground. Olenkowicz was the speediest on the primary spherical of squats and reached the second ski erg first with Moorad in tow.
Olenkowicz furthered his lead by way of the second ski erg, holding a five-rep hole to cross the end line 20 seconds behind Kwant’s time.
In warmth three, the mad sprint out of the gate on the ski erg noticed Mertens take an early lead. Mertens’ prowess within the squat allowed him to hurry by way of the clear and clear his manner down the course. He by no means let up and scored the time to beat at a hair over 4 and a half minutes.
Athletes in warmth 4 had the prospect to strategize their run to problem Mertens’ high time. There was little separation among the many pack within the opening ski erg.
The whole warmth marched to the sandbags collectively. Cournoyer and Khrennikov had the lead tempo by roughly a rep however remained tight to the second ski erg.
Khrennikov was the primary to the ultimate spherical of squats with Adler on his tail. Mertens’ time was in no hazard of being eclipsed. Smith overtook Khrennikov within the last moments to take the warmth win by two seconds.
Particular person Girls’s Ski Erg Recap
The ten girls within the opening warmth stayed tight by way of the primary ski erg. Kaya was the primary to descend right into a squat however wasn’t alone for lengthy as Wunger joined her out entrance.
Wunger raced to the second ski erg first. She maintained a seven-rep lead over the sphere getting into the ultimate spherical of squats.
It was Wunger’s warmth to lose as she approached the five-and-a-half-minute mark. She was the lone athlete within the warmth to finish all of the work.
Warmth two for the ladies confirmed indicators of redemption for Emma Cary following her battle within the rope climbs in “The Alpaca Redux.” She was first to the squats and had a lead.
Nonetheless, Cary needed to reclean the bag and acquired a no-rep, costing her time and permitting Barnhart and Semenza to tug forward. Ellie Turner joined them, and Cary fell to fourth by the second ski erg.
Cary reclaimed the lead on the second ski erg and was joined by Turner and Barnhart on the ultimate spherical of squats. Turner cleared the squats and received the warmth as the one athlete to complete throughout the time cap, however she didn’t greatest Wunger’s time.
Warmth three was the Katrin Davíðsdóttir present by way of the primary ski erg. She reached the sandbags with a four-rep lead. She took no relaxation and started working on the squats. Kerstetter was 4 reps behind with Brandon respiratory down her neck.
Davíðsdóttir acquired a no rep that gave Kerstetter a while again. The previous two-time Fittest Girl on Earth® cranked away on the ski erg and re-extended her lead into the second squats.
One other no-rep within the squat for Davíðsdóttir was sufficient to trigger Davíðsdóttir to drop the bag, leaving the door open for Kerstetter to set the brand new time to beat because the lone athlete within the warmth to finish the course.
Solely three girls completed the occasion, with warmth 4 stepping onto the competitors flooring. Horvath was the primary by way of the ski erg, with Thorisdottir and Tall not far behind.
Horvath made fast work of the primary spherical of squats. She held a near-double-digit rep lead strolling to the second ski erg, nicely forward of the break up time wanted to attain the occasion win.
On the 3:30 mark, Horvath reached the ultimate spherical of squats. There was little question she would rack up one other 100 factors, and that’s precisely what occurred. It marks her eighth profession occasion win on the CrossFit Video games.
Ending Day 4
The final occasion on the second day of competitors for the People is “Helena,” a variation of a benchmark workout. We’ll see if Medeiros can proceed to mount his comeback following the worst begin to any Video games in his profession as Khrennikov tries to keep up his general lead.
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