Athlete Profile

Athlete: Rika Diedericks

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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

Rika Diedericks, David Levey and CrossFit Platinum are packing their bags for California. The fourth CrossFit Games Africa Regional highlighted the significant growth in...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.06.12
Rika Diedericks, the last remaining woman in the Africa Regional competition, was able to complete the minimum amount of work in Event 6 and will be headed to California in July. Games Qualifying...
Video, Posted Sun, 05.06.12
As the lone female athlete in Africa, Rika Diedericks successfully snatched 105 pounds to complete the minimum requirement to move on to Event 6.  See all Event Summary Videos.
Video, Posted Sun, 05.06.12
CrossFit Platinum establishes a solid lead going into the last workout. Day 3 is under way in Africa. With just two workouts left to go, men, women and teams have two more...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.06.12
Games competitor Danie du Preez gets his second 1st place finish in Event 4. A day full of surprises for Day 2 of the Africa Regional brought its share of heartbreak and...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.05.12
Rika Diedericks held her own during the brutal Event 4, finishing in 27:59. She's able to move on to Day 3 to finish the last two workouts.  See all Event Summary Videos.
Video, Posted Sat, 05.05.12
And then there was one. Rika Diedericks was the only woman in Africa to complete Event 3, leaving her to finish the rest of the weekend by herself. She'll still need to complete the required amount...
Video, Posted Sat, 05.05.12
CrossFit Platinum finished Event 3 in 7:13 -- a performance comparable to top times in other regions. Day 2 in Africa begins with four teams, 13 men and three women at Camps...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.05.12
Only three women, Wilna Appel, Rika Diedericks, and Estevan Strauss, remain after Event 2 of the women's competition in Africa. Rika Diedericks took the lead with a 14:49 finish on Event 2.
Video, Posted Fri, 05.04.12
Wilna Appel and Neil Scholtz sit in 1st place after Day 1.      Men Event 1   1. Neil Scholtz (4.51.00) 2. Christian Oman (4.54.00) 3. Nicholas...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.04.12