Athlete Profile

Athlete: Rika Diedericks

Rika Diedericks's Profile Picture
182 cm
82 kg


Filthy 500:00
Fight Gone Bad386
Sprint 400m0:00
Run 5k0:00
Clean & Jerk75 kg
Snatch52 kg
Deadlift131 kg
Back Squat112 kg
Max Pull-ups0



How I Eat

I eat whatever is convenient

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

My Athletic Background

I played professional sports

My Experience With CrossFit

I began CrossFit with a coach (e.g. at an affiliate)

I have completed the CrossFit Level 1 certificate course

I have attended one or more specialty courses

I train other people

My Work/Rest Schedule

I usually only do 1 workout a day

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

2-4 years


Athlete Coverage

It's been a week of change and surprise in the Africa Region.   It’s been a week of change and surprise on the Africa Region Leaderboard, especially when it comes to the top men. Workout...
Article, Posted Mon, 04.01.13
Open Workout 13.3 shook up the Africa Leaderboard.   Week three brought several changes to the Africa Leaderboard, but none were real surprises. One or two familiar favorites have...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.25.13
If the first two weeks are anything to go by, we can look forward to more solid performances from the old hands on the men’s Leaderboard and to newcomers adding fresh energy and excitement to...
Article, Posted Sun, 03.17.13
The field is bigger, the competition is tougher and excitement levels are much higher. This year, the Open kicked off in the Africa Region with more than 250 more women and 500 more men...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.11.13
“I never want an athlete of mine to look at a workout and be concerned. We’ll be prepared for any workout and we’ll celebrate anything thrown at us. I think if you have a glaring strength, it...
Article, Posted Tue, 03.05.13
“It is pretty inspirational to be around him because he has such a strong drive to be his best. He reminds me of the Energizer Bunny — he never quits and his everlasting energy is infectious...
Article, Posted Sat, 02.16.13
The beauty of CrossFit, Diedericks says, is that it equips people with health, fitness and even the courage they need to enjoy more from life.    I expect the Fittest Woman in Africa to...
Article, Posted Fri, 01.11.13
Individual women lean into football sled on Saturday morning. The sprinting was the easy part of Saturday for Individuals. Shortly after burning across the field for a 50-yard...
Article, Posted Sat, 07.14.12
"I have never had so many people shed tears of joy with me -- my victory was also their victory."  One of the features the 2012 CrossFit Games Open in Africa will be remembered for...
Article, Posted Wed, 05.09.12
Games Qualifying Team: Platinum CrossFit Games Qualifying Woman: Rika Diedericks Games Qualifying Man: David Levey See all Event Summary Videos.
Video, Posted Sun, 05.06.12