In 2015 and 2016, Sara Sigmundsdottir came in 3rd place in the CrossFit Games. This year, she’s starting off with 1st place in the Open. Will this year be her year to finally snatch 1st place at the Games? Stay tuned!
CrossFit sends out their Regional invites to athletes by April 17, which athletes must RSVP to by April 21. Regionals take place over 3 weeks. Week 1 is May 19-21, where East and South Regional compete. Week 2 is May 26-28, where Pacific, Central, and California compete. Week 3 is June 2-3, where Meridian, Atlantic, and West compete.
2nd and 3rd place finishers in the Open were Kari Pearce and Camille Leblanc-Bazinet. Leblanc-Bazinet previously won the CrossFit Games in 2014.
Here are the other women’s winners: