Vellner and Sigmundsdottir 2020 crossfit open winners

Vellner and Sigmundsdottir Win 2020 CrossFit Open (Unofficial)

There were some exceptional performances from all athletes in the first fall Open.

Pat Vellner and Sara Sigmundsdottir sit on top of the leaderboard after the end of the 2020 CrossFit Open.

Repeating last year’s feat, Sara Sigmundsdottir once again finished on top of the leaderboard, winning her second Open in a row and third overall.

This is Pat Vellner’s best Open finish, with his previous best being 5th worldwide in 2018.

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I’m happy to have the second open of 2019 behind me and be in a position to qualify for the 2020 Crossfit Games this early in the year. It’s an added bonus to be sitting in first place right now! It’s a fun feather in the cap, but there is lots of video review to come in the next few weeks and things might change. The bottom line is this: I’m proud of my effort, and it’s a great way to start the year. On to sanctionals. Looking forward to the rest of the 2020 season. I hope everyone out there is proud of their effort in the open this year and learned something about themselves. Just remember that at times it can be frustrating but it’s a long road. Look back sometimes to appreciate the progress you’ve made. Here’s a little glance at how far I’ve come since 2013… 📷 @reebok #keepatit #2020vision #intheopen #longroad #keepimproving #grow #fitness #motivation #crossfit #training #reebok #reebokcanada #foodspring #tydaxfitness #romwod #beelevated #dekacomp

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If scores stay as they are, Canada will claim both the first and second place of the leaderboard on the men’s side, while Iceland will match up on the women’s end.

However, we are still waiting for scoring adjustments for workouts 20.4 and 20.5. After CrossFit HQ has reviewed the videos of the top 40 athletes for the last two workouts, they’ll also ask for one or more videos for a workout(s) they select from everyone in the final top 40 if they haven’t submitted one before. The final leaderboard will be established afterwards.

2020 Open Leaderboard – Unofficial Top 10
1.      Sara SigmundsdottirPatrick Vellner
2.      Annie ThorisdottirJeffrey Adler
3.      Kristin HolteMathew Fraser
4.      Tia-Clair ToomeyLefteris Theofanidis
5.      Jamie GreeneBjorgvin Karl Gudmundsson
6.      Emma McQuaidNoah Ohlsen
7.      Kari PearceBayden Brown
8.      Carol-Ann Reason-ThibaultJean-Simon Roy-Lemaire
9.      Karin FreyovaTyler Christophel
10.   Laura HorvathRoman Khrennikov

Have a look at the full leaderboard here.

The final leaderboard will be established no later than December 16, when CrossFit HQ will have completed the video review process.

Once all top scores have been confirmed, National Champions and the Top 20 (which excludes National Champions) will be set. These athletes will receive an invitation to the CrossFit Games.


With astonishing performances, both Emma McQuaid and Lefteris Theofanidis won the Open 20.1 workout.

For week two of the Open, Kristin Holte and Frederik Aegidius took the overall wins by a very short margin.

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20.2 went well. @thetrainingplan

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We are still waiting for the official announcement of winners of workouts 20.3, 20.4 and 20.5.

Each workout winner is awarded with $2,020.

The blue line on the leaderboard is drawn right after the 20th non-national champion athlete.

The top 20 men and women at the end of the Open qualify for the 2020 Reebok CrossFit Games, together with all eligible National Champions.

If a National Champion is also in the top 20, that athlete’s top 20 qualifying spot slides to the next athlete. That’s why the blue line represents the Top 20 athletes that qualify to the Games via the CrossFit Open.