Sam Briggs, Frederik Aegidius and Many More Receive Harsh Scoring Penalties for 20.1

Severe penalties for many top athletes.

CrossFit recently announced a large number of athletes have been penalised during 20.1 for lack of overhead extension whilst completing the ground-to-overhead and single foot jumps during the burpees.

CrossFit stated:

“Throughout the CrossFit Open and beginning with the first workout, the top 40 women and 40 men on the overall worldwide CrossFit Games Leaderboard each week will be required to submit videos for review. After review, the following athletes in the top 40 have received penalties for Open Workout 20.1:”

They published the full list of athletes that have all been issued major penalties:

  • Samantha Briggs – lack of extension during the ground-to-overheads and single-foot jumps during the burpees
  • Cédric Lapointe  – lack of extension during the ground-to-overheads
  • Frederik Aegidius  – single-foot jumps during the burpees
  • Aaron Rabin – lack of extension during the ground-to-overheads
  • Dane Smith – single-foot jumps during the burpees
  • Luka Vunjak  – single-foot jumps during the burpees
  • Lazar Dukic  – lack of extension during the ground-to-overheads

20.1 Scorecard: “This workout begins with the barbell on the floor and the athlete standing tall. After the call of “3, 2, 1 … go,” the athlete may pick up the barbell and  perform 8 ground-to-overheads then 10 bar-facing burpees for 10 rounds.”

The following athletes received a penalty for a false start:

Women: Dani SpeegleSasha NievasKristine Best, Alanna FiskMeg ReardonAndrea NislerAshley ShaefferAlexis JohnsonKatelin Van ZylHannah Hardy and Brooke Haas

Men: Simon MäntyläUldis UpenieksWilly GeorgesJake BermanDillon CravensMatt MortonLogan Collins, and Sigurður Þrastarson.

The internal review team will continue to review score submissions and allegations throughout the Open.

The leaderboards have now been altered accordingly.

FEMALE LEADERBOARD

MALE LEADERBOARD

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