CrossFit Conducted Out-of-Competition Drug Tests on 26 Athletes in 2023

CrossFit has published its list of athletes who received an out-of-competition drug test at some point during 2023. It is the third update on its 2023 out-of-competition drug testing. In total, CrossFit conducted an out-of-competition drug test on 26 athletes last year, all of which came back negative.

Out of the 26 athletes tested, all had competed at the 2023 CrossFit Games except two – Mal O’Brien and Tia-Clair Toomey-Orr. This number, 26, is down from the 30 athletes who were tested out-of-competition in 2022.

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While the exact timing is not disclosed, 13 athletes were added to the list since we reported on this back on November 6, 2023

All samples were collected by Drug Free Sport International and analyzed at the UCLA Olympic Analytical Laboratory or the Sports Medicine Research and Testing Laboratory. The full WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) out-of-competition testing panel for prohibited substances was tested.

Here are the athletes who received an out-of-competition drug test in 2023:

  • Gabriela Migala
  • Laura Horvath
  • Emma Lawson
  • Mal O’Brien
  • Justin Medeiros
  • Roman Khrennikov
  • Ricky Garard
  • Sam Kwant
  • Alex Gazan
  • Jeff Adler
  • Brent Fikowski
  • Dallin Pepper
  • Pat Vellner
  • Arielle Loewen
  • Emily Rolfe
  • Tia-Clair Toomey-Orr
  • Katrin Davidsdottir
  • Emma Cary
  • Danielle Brandon
  • Paige Powers
  • Alexis Raptis
  • Jay Crouch
  • Chandler Smith
  • Jelle Hoste
  • Lazar Djukic
  • Jonne Koski

As for athletes testing positive for prohibited substances, nine athletes violated the CrossFit Games drug policy in 2023. Valentina Rangel was the latest athlete to receive a 4-year sanction.

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