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[23 November, 2022]

International athletes stronger than the Hulk himself make up the category of elite teams in the Madrid Challenger Series.

  • No Shortcuts Training, favorite team for the victory with members who have repeated more than once in the crossfit games.
  • Last year’s winning team, Training culture, is back for a repeat victory.

If there is strength in numbers, these teams are going to sweep all before them.  Renowned athletes come together to fight as a team and the show is guaranteed. Here are the favorites for the podium:


Team consisting of:

Nienke Van Overveld, the Dutch athlete with four appearances at the crossfit games.

Julian Kragh-Maschvitsz, from Denmark with three crossfit games athlete.

Julie Hougard Nielsen, current Danish national CrossFit champion with two crossfit games athlete.

Italian athlete Tommaso Pieri replaces Andre Houdet due to injury.


This is the champion team of the Challenger Series 2021, which although they have changed some members, they are still a great team and are ready to compete at home:

Pablo Cazalis, team leader and one of the most famous athletes in Spain. This year he participated in the crossfit games athlete, team category.

Maribel Gallardo, has participated this year in the semifinals of the athlete.

Helena Avendaño, one of the best-positioned professional crossfitters in the country.

Dani Camacho, has participated this year in the semifinals of the athlete.


It is composed of:

Rita Garcia, two times winner of the fittest of Spain and 4 regional athlete.

Sabrina Raahauge, the fifth best in Denmark, beating her record every year.

Inaxio Illarramendi, 11th in the world ranking of 22.1.

David Mata, has participated in a crossfit games athlete.


Team that comes from Mexico to represent their country:

Gibran Rodriguez Mendez, Jose Garcia, Stephanie Solis and Ana Castaneda.


Team formed by renowned French athletes with options to climb the podium:

Stephane Ossanga, Romain Fellonneau, Laura Valdenaire and Marie Robin.

Three intense days of competition that will crown the new champion in the elite category of the Madrid Challenger Series, tickets are still on sale to see the best CrossFit in the capital.