Semifinals Linda — a twist on the classic CrossFit benchmark workout — was familiar to some European semifinalists and completely new to others.
While the workout is typically performed with a barbell loaded to the athlete’s bodyweight, this Semifinals take included barbells and dumbbells loaded similarly to the variation from the 2018 Regionals.
Watch Jonne Koski, Björgvin Karl Guđmundsson, Lazar Đukić, David Shorunke, and the final men's heat battle through Test 3 of the 2023 Europe Semifinal.
10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 reps for time of:
Dumbbell bench presses
Time cap: 17 minutes
Women: 220-lb deadlifts, 60-lb dumbbells, 105-lb squat cleans
Men: 295-lb deadlifts, 90-lb dumbbells, 145-lb squat cleans