May 8, 2023
Laura Horvath Wins 2018’s The Battleground as a Games Rookie

At her CrossFit Games debut wearing the leader’s jersey, Hungary National Champion Laura Horvath used her rock-climbing grip strength to lead the field in the Battleground.

Watch Horvath, Tia-Clair Toomey, Katrin Davidsdottir, Annie Thorisdottir, and the final women’s heat take on rope climbs, a Rescue Randy drag, and an obstacle-course run in Event 5 of the 2018 CrossFit Games.


The Battleground

For time:
Rescue Randy drag
2 rope climbs
Obstacle-course run
2 rope climbs
Rescue Randy drag

Men wear 20-lb. vest
Women wear 14-lb. vest



Rescue Randy, Rope Climbs, & an Obstacle Course

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