The CrossFit Open 2018 Workouts & Results

CrossFit Open 2018 Workouts and Results

The 2018 CrossFit Open featured five weeks of workouts and was held from February 22 to March 26; each week, CrossFit released a workout, and participants had four days to complete it and upload their scores.

The 2018 CrossFit Open also served as a preview of the 2018 CrossFit Games held on August 1–5, 2018, at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. The top 20 men and women from the Open and national champions from each country qualified for an in-person stage in June. The top five men and women from each Regional advanced to an in-person final in August.

The 2018 CrossFit Open was a unique and exciting experience for many CrossFitters, who challenged themselves and celebrated their achievements with the global community. Whether they did it for fun, fitness, or competition, they all proved that they are part of the fittest and most resilient sport in the world.

Here are the details of each of the workouts and what they are:

CrossFit Open 18.1 Workout

This workout was a test of endurance and stamina. It required athletes to perform as many rounds and reps as possible of toes-to-bars, dumbbell hang clean and jerks, and calorie rowing in 20 minutes. The workout was physically and mentally challenging, as athletes had to maintain a consistent pace and breathing while performing high-rep movements.

AMRAP in 20 minutes:

  • 8 toes-to-bars
  • 10 dumbbell hang clean and jerks (50/35 lb)
  • 14/12 calorie row

 

Open 18.1 Standards

The toes-to-bars had to be performed with both feet touching the bar at the same time. The dumbbell hang clean, and jerks had to be performed with one arm at a time, alternating after five reps. The calorie rowing had to be performed on a Concept2 rower.

CrossFit Open 18.1 Results

Men’s:
1st – Nicolai Duus – 487 Reps
2nd – Hinrik Ingi Oskarsson – 480 Reps
3rd – Andrey Ganin – 477 Reps
4th – Marcin Szybaj – 476 Reps
5th – Mathew Fraser – 476 Reps

Women’s:
1st – Samantha Briggs – 452 Reps
2nd – Annie Thorisdottir – 428 Reps
3rd – Kristin Holte – 420 reps
4th – Laura Horvath – 420 reps
5th – Carol-Ann Reason-Thibault – 419 Reps

CrossFitOpen 18.2 Workout

This workout was a test of power and speed. It required athletes to perform a descending ladder of dumbbell squats and bar-facing burpees for time, followed by a one-rep max clean within a 12-minute window. The workout was technically and metabolically challenging, as athletes had to balance accuracy and efficiency while moving quickly under fatigue.

Complete for time 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10 reps of:

  • Dumbbell squats (2 x 50/35 lb)
  • Bar-facing burpees

Then, “18.2 A”

  • 1 rep max clean

Time cap: 12 minutes

Open 18.2 Standards

The dumbbell squats had to be performed with one dumbbell in each hand, held at the shoulders or overhead. The bar-facing burpees had to be performed with the chest and thighs touching the floor at the bottom and jumping over the bar with both feet at the same time at the top. The clean had to be performed with the bar lifted from the floor to the shoulders in one motion, either by power or squat clean.

CrossFit Open 18.2 Results

Men’s:
1st – Nicolai Duus – 3:44
2nd – Benjamin Garard – 3:46
3rd – Mark Oliver – 3:47
4th – Brendan Willis – 3:47
5th – Kevin Righi – 3:49

Women’s:
1st – Ashleigh Corby – 3:50
2nd – Karissa Pearce – 3:51
3rd – Marisa De Los Santos – 3:54
4th – Sheila Barden – 3:54
5th – Nicolette Donovan – 3:56

CrossFit Open 18.2A Results

Men’s:
1st – Ioannis Papadopoulos – 402 lbs
2nd – Denis Catana – 401 lbs
3rd – Nicolas Herrera – 400 lbs
4th – Stephen Wallace – 396 lbs
5th – Alejandro Arcila – 395 lbs

Women’s:
1st – Chelsea Sellers – 276 lbs
2nd – Luana Soares – 275 lbs
3rd – Jessica Phillips – 272 lbs
4th – Lauren Suever – 270 lbs
5th – Michelle Kwak – 268 lbs

CrossFit Open 18.3 Workout

This workout was a test of skill and endurance. It required athletes to perform two rounds of double-unders, overhead squats, ring muscle-ups, dumbbell snatches, and bar muscle-ups for time.

Two rounds for time of:

  • 100 double-unders
  • 20 overhead squats (115/80 lb)
  • 100 double-unders
  • 12 ring muscle-ups
  • 100 double-unders
  • 20 dumbbell snatches (50/35 lb)
  • 100 double-unders
  • 12 bar muscle-ups

Time cap: 14 minutes

Open 18.3 Standards

The double-unders had to be performed with a jump rope passing under the feet twice for each jump. The overhead squats had to be performed with the bar taken from the floor or a rack and held overhead with full arm extension. The ring muscle-ups had to be performed with both hands on the rings simultaneously, passing from below to above the rings with full arm extension. The dumbbell snatches had to be performed with one arm at a time, alternating after each rep. The bar muscle-ups had to be performed with both hands on the bar at the same time, passing from below to above the bar with full arm extension.

CrossFit Open 18.3 Results

Men’s:
1st – Dakota Rager – 928 reps (13:25)
2nd – Josh Bridges – 928 reps (13:59)
3rd – Martin Fuentes – 928 reps (14:00
4th – Jake Marconi – 925 reps
5th – Jake Berman – 924 reps

Women’s:
1st – Tia Clair Toomey – 916 reps
2nd – Emily Bridgers – 908 reps
3rd – Samantha Briggs – 874 reps
4th – Karissa Pearce – 872 reps
5th – Carol-Ann Reason-Thibault – 856 reps

CrossFit Open 18.4 Workout

This workout was a test of strength and balance. It required athletes to perform a chipper of deadlifts, handstand push-ups, and handstand walks for time. The workout tested strength and balance, as athletes had to perform heavy and complex movements under fatigue and pressure.

Complete for time:

  • 21 deadlifts (225/155 lb)
  • 21 handstand push-ups
  • 15 deadlifts (225/155 lb)
  • 15 handstand push-ups
  • 9 deadlifts (225/155 lb)
  • 9 handstand push-ups
  • 21 deadlifts (315/205 lb)
  • 50-ft handstand walk
  • 15 deadlifts (315/205 lb)
  • 50-ft handstand walk
  • 9 deadlifts (315/205 lb)
  • 50-ft handstand walk

Time cap: 9 minutes

Open 18.4 Standards

The deadlifts had to be performed with the bar lifted from the floor to the hips with full extension. The handstand push-ups had to be performed with the heels touching a wall, the head touching the floor at the bottom, and the arms fully locked out at the top. The handstand walks had to be performed with both hands on the floor and both feet off the floor, moving forward in five-foot increments.

CrossFit Open 18.4 Results

Men’s:
1st – Austin Malleolo – 6:02
2nd – Barek Lipka – 6:34
3rd – Josh Mabry – 6:35
4th – Rob Forte – 6:37
5th – Mathew Fraser – 6:39

Women’s:
1st – Carol-Ann Reason-Thibault – 5:58
2nd – Rachel Garibay – 6:01
3rd – Anna Fragkou – 6:02
4th – Emelie Lundberg – 6:16
5th – Chloe Gauvin-David – 6:26

CrossFit Open 18.5 Workout

This workout was a test of speed and endurance. It required athletes to perform as many rounds and reps as possible of thrusters and chest-to-bar pull-ups in 7 minutes, increasing reps every round.

AMRAP in 7 minutes of:

  • 3 thrusters (100/65 lb)
  • 3 chest-to-bar pull-ups
  • 6 thrusters (100/65 lb)
  • 6 chest-to-bar pull-ups
  • 9 thrusters (100/65 lb)
  • 9 chest-to-bar pull-ups
  • Etc., adding 3 reps to each exercise every round.

Open 18.5 Standards

The thrusters had to be performed with the bar taken from the floor or a rack and moved from the front squat position to overhead in one motion. The chest-to-bar pull-ups had to be performed with the chest touching the bar at any point below the collarbone.

CrossFit Open 18.5 Results

Men’s:
1st – Mathew Fraser – 198 reps
2nd – Josh Bridges – 191 reps
3rd – Darwin Perez – 189 reps
4th – Travis Williams – 189 reps
5th – Cedric Lapointe – 188 reps

Women’s:
1st – Kara Saunders – 201 Reps
2nd – Carol-Ann Reason-Thibault – 199 Reps
3rd – Camille Leblanc-Bazinet – 199 Reps
4th – Jamie Greene – 198 Reps
5th – Karissa Pearce – 192 Reps

Who won the 2018 CrossFit Open?

The winners of the 2018 CrossFit Open were Mathew Fraser and Cassidy Lance-McWherter, who topped the worldwide leaderboard for the men’s and women’s individual divisions. Fraser finished top 5 in three workouts with a total score of 97 points. Lance-McWherter, who placed ninth at the 2017 CrossFit Games, ended with a total score of 189 points.

How many people participated in the 2018 CrossFit Open?

The 2018 CrossFit Open saw a record-breaking number of participants worldwide, with more than 415,000 athletes registered for the Open, surpassing the previous record of 380,000 in 2017.

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