On Sunday, all eyes had been on Madison, WI, as CrossFit’s biggest combatants gave it their all to be crowed 2022’S “Fittest on Earth”. Whereas the competitors was challenged by the climate, and a few questionable judging points, the occasion proved to be an exhilarating one the place legends had been made and brilliant new stars emerged. M&F breaks down the 2022 NoBull Crossfit Video games winners, on the fifteenth annual Video games.
2022 NOBULL CrossFit Video games Males’s Division Winner: Justin Medeiros
Justin Medeiros entered the 2020 CrossFit Video games as a rookie and made his presence felt instantly by taking the third-pace Bronze medal. In 2021, Medeiros turned the youngest man ever to win the Video games and this 12 months he’s taken the Gold as soon as once more to be recognised because the “Fittest on Earth” for a second time. Whereas the Californian didn’t win a single occasion within the competitors, his performances had been constantly excessive sufficient for him to take the general title and $310,000 in prize cash, finally besting Ricky Garard who had held the highest spot for the primary 3 days.
2022 NOBULL CrossFit Video games Ladies’s Division Winner: Tia-Clair Toomey
Tia-Clair Toomey made historical past by profitable her sixth consecutive Video games on Sunday. That’s greater than another athlete (Mat Fraser has received 5). Whereas Toomey was an apparent favourite heading into the competitors, she needed to work arduous for the Gold and was pressured to return again from a low of eighth place on Day 1. The Australian solely received 2 out of 13 occasions this 12 months, in comparison with 9 out of 15 in 2021. She was challenged closely by brilliant new Ladies’s Division star, Mal O’Brien (she positioned second). Now $310,000 richer, rumours recommend that 2022 could show to be Toomey’s final video games and if that seems to be true, what an unimaginable legacy she has left for athletes to aspire to.
2022 NOBULL CrossFit Video games Crew’s Division Winners: CrossFit Mayhem Freedom
Crew Mayhem Freedom claimed it’s fifth title on the Video games with its 2022 iteration members; Andrea Nisler, Taylor Williamson and Samuel Cournoyer, thus bringing group captain Wealthy Froning Jr. an epic tenth look on the prime of the Video games podium.
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