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Iceland’s World CrossFit Champion Welcomed Home

By Iceland Review

Annie Mist Thórisdóttir, who became Iceland’s and the world’s fittest woman after winning the CrossFit World Championship in California on July 31, returned to Iceland yesterday.

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A video on mbl.is of Annie Mist’s homecoming.

Her fans, family and friends gave her a hero’s welcome, first at Keflavík International Airport and later outside her training facility, BootCamp, in Reykjavík, mbl.is reports.

Róbert Traustason, BootCamp’s operating manager and trainer, praised her achievements in an interview. “She is a fantastic athlete. She is also down-to-earth and a good person, it shows.”

Her victory is also important for the future of CrossFit in Iceland, Traustason said. “More and more people are interested in trying it out. People are realizing that everyone can practice it, people at various levels of physical condition.”

Click here to read more about the world’s fittest woman.

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