Mikko who? CrossFit Games 2014: Team Individual Men Europe – Jonne, Lukas and Björgvin

Mikko who? That`s the slogan this year’s top three Europe’s fittest men are travelling with to California to give their first ever CrossFit Games performance.Jonne, Lukas and Björgvin are the new, younger generation of athletes who took over European Regionals 2014.  Jonne ...


Mikko who? That`s the slogan this year’s top three Europe’s fittest men are travelling with to California to give their first ever CrossFit Games performance.

Jonne, Lukas and Björgvin are the new, younger generation of athletes who took over European Regionals 2014.

 

Jonne Koski


Age: 19
Country: Finland
Box: CrossFit Varasto
Check out: Interview with Jonne

Although Jonne was the youngest competitor in men’s category at this year’s Regionals, he dominated the events and became the Fittest man in Europe. He’s a former competitive swimmer, who now trains Crossfit with the past Games champion Mikko Salo.

Follow Jonne on Instagram: @jonnekoski

Mikko, Lukas & Jonne

Lukas Högberg


Age: 23
Country: Sweden
Box: CrossFit Solid

Last year after event 6 Lukas had to withdraw from Regionals due to health issues, but came back this year placing 2nd in men’s individual category. He is also a Nordic Showdown 2013 winner and from July 2014 on, NPGL (National Pro Grid League) athlete, where he recently signed with Boston Iron.

Follow Lukas on Instagram: @hogberglukas

Lukas Numi

Lukas Högberg with Numi Katrinarson at the Regionals 2014

Björgvin Karl Guðmundsson


Age: 21
Country: Iceland
Box: CrossFit Henqill

In 2012 he placed 180th in the Open, this year Björgvin secured his ticket to the Games by finishing 3rd at the European Regionals. Prior to that, he was 3rd at the Battle of London 2014 and 4th in Nordic Weightlifting Championship.

Follow Björgvin on Instagram: @bjorgvink

Björgvin doing the 2012 CrossFit Games chipper

 


Watch all the action from this year`s Games on the main site: games.crossfit.com. Check out Central European/British times here: CrossFit Games 2014: European/British times

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