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How Much Each Athlete Won at the 2021 Dubai CrossFit Championship

Every athlete won part of the cash prize purse and could earn extra money by finishing in the top 3 at any workout prescribed.

The 2021 Dubai CrossFit Championship wrapped up this weekend with athletes from around the world competing head-to-head. The organisation gave a cash prize for every athlete and a bonus depending on how well each did on the workouts. So, in the end, how much each athlete won at the 2021 Dubai CrossFit Championship?

Announced before the competition started, every athlete who competed at the Dubai CrossFit Championship would earn part of the cash prize. The total cash prize distributed amounted to $330,000.

  • 1st place: $50,000
  • 2nd place: $30,000
  • 3rd place: $20,000
  • 4th place: $10,000
  • 5th place: $5,000
  • 6th place: $2,500
  • 7th to 20th place: $500

Prize money was also awarded for every event, with athletes earning:

  • $3,000 for first place
  • $2,000 for second place
  • $1,000 for third place

You can read the recap and results of the 2021 Dubai CrossFit Championship here.

How Much Each Athlete Won at the 2021 Dubai CrossFit Championship


NameOverall PlacementWorkout PayoutTotal Money Earned
Roman Khrennikov1st$17,000$67,000
Lazar Dukic2nd$8,000$38,000
Ricky Garard3rd$10,000$30,000
Jeffrey Adler4th$2,000$12,000
Willy Georges5th$1,000$6,000
Henrik Haapalainen6th$3,000$5,500
Giorgos Karavis7th$5,000$5,500
Elliot Simmonds8th$500
Luka Dukic9th$500
Simon Mantyla10th$2,000$2,500
Alex Kotoulas11th$1,000$1,500
Tola Morakinyo12th$3,000$3,500
Andre Houdet13th$500
Sam Stewart14th$500
Moritz Fiebig15th$500
Bronislaw Olenkowicz16th$3,000$3,500
Fabian Beneito Selles17th$500
Mohamed El Omda18th$500
Mahmood Shalan19th$500


NameOverall PlacementWorkout PayoutTotal Money Earned
Laura Horvath1st$11,000$61,000
Kristin Holte2nd$8,000$38,000
Gabriela Migala3rd$7,000$27,000
Samantha Briggs4th$9,000$19,000
Jacqueline Dahlstrom5th$3,000$8,000
Andrea Nisler6th$4,000$6,500
Sara Sigmundsdottir7th$1,000$1,500
Emily Rolfe8th$3,000$3,500
Emma Lawson9th$2,000$2,500
Thuri Helgadottir10th$500
Mikaela Norman11th$2,000$2,500
Rebecka Vitesson12th$1,000$1,500
Manon Angonese13th$3,000$3,500
Martine Solheim14th$500
Julie Hougard15th$500
Evie Hollis16th$500
Eik Gylfadottir17th  
Christina Agerbeck18th  

* Note: Emma Cary competed in the first 4 events and later withdrew due to a back injury. According to the Dubai CrossFit Championship regulations, she then forfeited any prize purse she was allowed.

You can check out the official leaderboard here.

Dubai CrossFit ChampionshipSource: Photos courtesy of Dubai CrossFit Championship
Khrennikov, Horvath, Garad, and Briggs at the 2021 Dubai CrossFit Championship/

Roman Khrennikov dominated the competition and finish 7 out of 8 workouts in the top three, earning himself $17,000 solely on events. He won three events and came in 2nd on another three workouts.

Laura Horvath was the second-highest-paid athlete if we take into consideration the events alone. She earned $11,000 after finishing 1st on event 4, and also finishing 2nd on 3 other workouts.

Ricky Garard came in third on events cash prize after with $10,000 after 2 event wins, and Samantha Briggs was the fourth highest-paid athlete based on workouts alone after winning 3 events and taking home $9,000.

Watch Day 2 and Day 3 of the Dubai CrossFit Championship as it happened.

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