From Iceland — Iceland Well-Represented At CrossFit Games

Iceland Well-Represented At CrossFit Games

Published July 27, 2021

Erik Pomrenke
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Iceland will be well-represented at the 2021 NOBULL CrossFit Games, which begin today, July 27th in Madison, Wisconsin.

Among the competitors at this year’s games are the Icelanders Björgvin Karl Guðmundsson and Katrín Tanja Davíðsdóttir.

Katrín is notable for having won the Crossfit games twice in a row in 2015 and 2016, a feat that has only been accomplished two times previously. Notably, another Icelandic woman, Anníe Mist Þórisdóttir, previously won consecutive CrossFit titles in 2011 and 2012.

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Originally from Reykjavík, Katrín currently lives in Massachusetts and is ranked 3rd in CrossFit in Iceland.

Björgvin is likewise a CrossFit veteran, most recently having placed 3rd in 2019. Hailing from Hveragerði, he is a former gymnast and soccer player.

The CrossFit Games are held annually in Wisconsin, where the contestants compete for the title “Fittest On Earth.”

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