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Björgvin Karl Guðmundsson

Björgvin Karl Guðmundsson Age

31

Björgvin Karl Guðmundsson Height

178 cm

Björgvin Karl Guðmundsson Weight

190 lb

Björgvin Karl Guðmundsson Country

Iceland

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CrossFit Hengill

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Early Life and Background of Björgvin Karl Guðmundsson

Björgvin Karl Guðmundsson, a native of Iceland, embarked on his athletic journey with a focus on sports gymnastics and soccer before discovering CrossFit. His transition to CrossFit marked a significant shift in his athletic career, and it was his brother, a police officer in Reykjavik, who introduced him to this training method. One of his initial CrossFit workouts included the challenging Open 12.1, which involved 7 minutes of continuous burpees.

CrossFit Journey of Björgvin Karl Guðmundsson

Guðmundsson’s CrossFit journey is a testament to his dedication and resilience. Starting in 2012, he quickly made a name for himself in the CrossFit community. By 2013, he achieved a notable 9th place at the European Regionals, and the following year, he qualified for the Games, finishing in 26th place. His trajectory in CrossFit has been marked by consistent improvement and outstanding performances. Guðmundsson’s training at CrossFit Hengill in Hveragerdi, Iceland, has been pivotal in his development as a top CrossFit athlete.

Competitive Achievements of Björgvin Karl Guðmundsson

Björgvin Karl Guðmundsson, often referred to as BKG, has an impressive list of achievements in the CrossFit arena. He has been a three-time CrossFit Games veteran, with his best finish being third place in both 2015 and 2019. Additionally, Guðmundsson has achieved top placements in several other prestigious competitions, including winning the Dubai CrossFit Championship in 2017 and being the runner-up in 2018. His remarkable comeback at the Regionals in 2018, where he overcame a knee injury to qualify for the Games, is a highlight of his career. Guðmundsson’s commitment and skill have firmly established him as a leading figure in CrossFit, particularly known for his strength, agility, and endurance.

Personal Life of Björgvin Karl Guðmundsson

Beyond the competition floor, Björgvin Karl Guðmundsson leads a life marked by reflection and continuous self-improvement. Residing in Hveragerdi, Iceland, he often travels to Reykjavik, using this time to contemplate his career and aspirations. Guðmundsson’s determination to reach his full potential is a driving force in his life, both as an athlete and as an individual. His journey is not just about the physical challenges but also about mental strength and personal growth.

Training and Coaching of Björgvin Karl Guðmundsson

As a trainer at CrossFit Hengill, Guðmundsson is not only an athlete but also a mentor and coach, sharing his knowledge and experience with others in the CrossFit community. His approach to training is holistic, focusing on building strength, agility, and endurance, while also emphasizing the importance of mental toughness and strategic thinking in competitions.

Björgvin Karl Guðmundsson benchmarks

Squat: 445 lb
Clean: 335 lb
Snatch: 286 lb
Deadlift: 520 lb
Fran: 143 s
Grace: 120 s
Run 5k: 1160 s
Max Pull-ups: 65 reps

Björgvin Karl Guðmundsson stats

CompetitionRankPercentileEntrantsDivision
Games 20231172%40Men
Europe Semifinal 2023886%60Men
Individual Quarterfinal 2023999%7963Men
Open 20234599%169449Men
CrossFit Games 2022977%40Men
CrossFit Lowlands Throwdown 2022293%30Men
Individual Quarterfinals 2022899%7274Men
Open 20223299%154815Men
Games 2021490%40Men
CrossFit Lowlands Throwdown 2021196%30Men
Individual Quarterfinals 20213499%8011Men
Open 20217399%137461Men
Games 2020873%30Men
Open 2020499%133874Men
Games 2019397%144Men
Open 2019299%195562Men
Games 2018587%40Men
Europe 2018490%40Men
Open 20181299%227562Men
Games 2017587%39Men
Meridian 2017197%40Men
Open 2017499%214519Men
Games 2016880%40Men
Meridian 2016197%40Men
Open 2016999%178510Men
Games 2015392%40Men
Meridian 2015295%40Men
Open 20153599%153272Men
Games 20142639%43Men
Europe 2014393%48Men
Open 20144399%80284Men
Europe 2013981%48Men
Open 20138499%52169Men
Open 2012284788%25027Men

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