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Mihkel Keldoja

Mihkel Keldoja Age

29

Mihkel Keldoja Height

181 cm

Mihkel Keldoja Weight

88 kg

Mihkel Keldoja Country

Estonia

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CrossFit Tartu

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Early Life and Background of Mihkel Keldoja

Mihkel Keldoja’s journey into the world of fitness and CrossFit began long before he discovered the sport that would define his athletic career. With a strong background in handball, where he competed for 18 years, Mihkel developed a deep-rooted passion for physical fitness and team sports. His transition to CrossFit around 2015 marked a new chapter in his life, seamlessly blending his love for intense physical challenges with his pursuit of personal growth and excellence. Mihkel’s early experiences in team sports undoubtedly laid the foundation for his commitment to CrossFit, emphasizing the importance of perseverance, teamwork, and pushing beyond limits.

Mihkel Keldoja’s CrossFit Journey

Mihkel’s entry into CrossFit was not just a shift in his athletic endeavors but also a significant career move. By 2016, he became a CrossFit Level 2 Trainer and started coaching at CrossFit Tartu, sharing his knowledge and passion for the sport with others. With a master’s degree in sports sciences from TÜ (University of Tartu), Mihkel brings a deep understanding of athletic training and performance to his coaching. His dual role as a competitor and coach showcases his dedication to the CrossFit community, striving to inspire and support others in their fitness journeys.

Competitive Achievements of Mihkel Keldoja

Throughout his CrossFit career, Mihkel Keldoja has shown remarkable progress and dedication. His competitive achievements reflect his growth in the sport, highlighted by his participation in the CrossFit Games. In 2019, he achieved a commendable 89th place at the CrossFit Games, showcasing his skills and determination on a global stage. His annual participation in the CrossFit Open from 2016 to 2023 reveals a consistent improvement in his rankings, peaking with notable positions such as 4th in Estonia and 895th in Europe during the 2023 quarterfinals. Mihkel’s benchmark stats, including a 170kg back squat and a 2:46 Fran time, underline his physical prowess and CrossFit proficiency.

Personal Life and Coaching Career

Beyond his competitive achievements, Mihkel Keldoja is deeply committed to his role as a coach at CrossFit Tartu. His philosophy emphasizes not just physical strength but also the cultivation of healthy lifestyles and the holistic development of his trainees. Mihkel takes pride in being a role model for choosing healthy lifestyles and is dedicated to supporting and assisting all members to become stronger, more flexible, and skillful. His work is not only his profession but his passion, finding joy in the accomplishments and milestones of those he coaches.

Mihkel Keldoja benchmarks

Squat: 170 kg
Clean: 131 kg
Snatch: 103 kg
Deadlift: 195 kg
Fran: 166 s
Sprint 400m: 56 s
Run 5k: 1233 s
Fight Gone Bad: 368 reps

Mihkel Keldoja stats

CompetitionRankPercentileEntrantsDivision
Individual Quarterfinal 2023305861%7963Men
Open 2023610296%169449Men
Individual Quarterfinals 2022251565%7274Men
Open 2022304798%154815Men
Individual Quarterfinals 2021287064%8011Men
Open 2021176598%137461Men
Open 2020296497%133874Men
Games 20198938%144Men
Open 2019345098%195562Men
Open 2018616297%227562Men
Open 2017967295%214519Men
Open 20162113688%178510Men

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