March 25 marked the close of the 2019 CrossFit Open. At the end of score submissions, top athletes were contacted to submit complete videos of 19.1 and 19.3 for scoring verification. The following list contains penalties and score adjustments made to the top women and men.
13th - Kristine Best (USA): Major penalty assessed for consistently not meeting squat depth in the wall-ball shots in 19.1. The penalty adjusts Best’s score from 341 to 290. [19.1]
19th - Jadzia Truszkowski (CAN): Major penalty assessed for consistently not meeting squat depth in the wall-ball shots in 19.1. The penalty adjusts Truszkowski’s score from 327 to 278. [19.1]
26th - Hayley Murillo (USA): Major penalty assessed for consistently not meeting the handstand push-up standard in 19.3. There were instances in which her butt made contact with the wall and others in which her feet did not remain inside the width of her hands throughout the repetition. The penalty adjust Murillo’s score from 170 to 145. [19.3]
29th - Melissa Doll (USA): Major penalty assessed for consistently not meeting the handstand push-up standard in 19.3, including removing her shoes (Rulebook Section 1.13) and failing to keep her hands inside the designated box. The penalty adjusts Doll’s score from 170 to 145. [19.3]
37th - Caroline Conners (USA): Major penalty assessed for consistently not meeting squat depth in the wall-ball shots and missing the target in 19.1. The penalty adjusts Conners’ score from 304 to 259. [19.1]
2nd - Lefteris Theofanidis (GR): 3-rep penalty assessed for missing the wall-ball target in 19.1, and a major penalty assessed for hand placement during the handstand push-up in 19.3. The penalties adjust Theofanidis’ 19.1 score from 391 to 388 and his 19.3 score from 8:19 to 9:29. [19.1] [19.3]
15th - Devin Ford (USA): Major penalty assessed for performing only 40 handstand push-ups* in 19.3. The penalty adjusts Ford’s score from 8:24 to 9:34. [19.3]
*Ford logged a time of 8:24 and submitted a video of his second attempt at 19.3 for official review that was found to be missing 10 reps. Later, Ford submitted a video of his first attempt with all reps completed and a time of 8:49. Rather than accept the original score, or modify to match his first attempt, officials issued a major penalty on his original submission, resulting in a time of 9:34.
29th - Mark Alan (USA): No response to video verification requests. Alan’s Open Workout 19.3 attempt has been invalidated.
35th - Aleksandar Ilin (RUS): Scores are pending final review.
39th - Matt Dunaway (USA): No videos provided. Dunaway’s 19.3 attempt has been invalidated.
49th - Milosz Staworzynski (POL): Scores are pending final review.
At this time, individuals above the blue line are confirmed. The verification process is ongoing for National Champions, who are scheduled to be confirmed on May 1. The leaderboard will update to reflect the penalties assessed, and this article will be updated as needed. Stay tuned.