CROSSFIT OPEN – WOMEN
Sara Armanius from CrossFit Fabriken in Malmö/Sweden has beaten Sam Briggs´ time for only one second to become the official Open 17.1 Winner with a time of 9.46.
The 2016 fittest Women in Sweden took 11th in the Europe Open 2016 and a strong 6th place in the Athlete Games 2016
CROSSFIT OPEN – MEN
Nicolai Duus from Crossfit Northvest in Copenhagen/Denmark smashed a time of 9.41 putting him on the top of the unofficial Leaderboard. However, on Friday, CrossFit announced that the top 3 finishers all received penalties after reviewing their videos on the basis of several reps not meeting the movement standards. Nicolai Duus was penalized 50 seconds taking his time of 9:41 and moving it back to 10:31. This penalty has thrown him back nine places down to 10th in the Europe region.
Here is his workout:
After the dust was settled it turned out to be Scott Cottrill of CrossFit Hilliard in Hilliard, Ohio with a time of 9:57. Cottrill did the workout judged by 2010 CrossFit Games champion Graham Holmberg.
For more information on The 2017 Open, check out these articles and videos:
- nicolai-duus-and-tired-crossfitter: RX'd Photography / Nicolai Duus