Gold: Matt Fraser
(United States of America, CrossFit)
Matt Fraser did not only win his fifth straight CrossFit Games title en route to becoming the most successful CrossFit athlete ever. He also totally dominated. Fraser won 10 out of 12 events -more than anyone else before- and now has 29 event in his career, more than anyone else. He finished 545 points ahead of the second place, which is total domination: as a reference, the fourth place scored less than that, in total. He was also over 11% faster than any other competitor on every even he won (Morningchalkup). The CrossFit Games now call him “The Fittest in History”. He has not been defeated on live competitions in four years.
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Silver: Tia-Clair Toomey
Tia-Clair is Fraser’s training partner and they crossed the line together as he became the “Fittest Man in History” and she became the “Fittest Woman in History”. She took her fourth consecutive CrossFit Games win and sixth consecutive podium, which makes her the best ever in the sport. She also dominated by taking 9 event wins, increasing her total to 24, more than anyone else. She has not been defeated in live competitions in three years.Watch the replay of the final event (CrossFit Games)
Bronze: Lewis Hamilton
(England, Auto Racing)
Hamilton’s 92nd Formula 1 race win make him the winningest driver in Formula 1 history, having previously tied Michael Schumacher’s (GER) record of 91 race wins. Lewis took the Portuguese Grand Prix win from a record-extending 97th pole position and he also made the fastest lap, the 52nd (Schumacher still holds the record, with 77). Hamilton obviously took the Algarve track record and won by over 25 seconds ahead of his teammate, Valtteri Bottas (FIN, Mercedes-Benz) and 34.5 seconds ahead of Max Verstappen (NED, Red Bull). Charles Leclerc (MON, Ferrari) was the only other driver on the same lap.
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