Tia-Clair Toomey Passes Mat Fraser With 30 CrossFit Games Event Wins

With a win in Event 11 at the 2021 NOBULL CrossFit Games, Tia-Clair Toomey-Orr has claimed first in 30 Games events. The most ever event wins in any CrossFit Games. The previous record was 29, held by the now-retired five-time Fittest Man on Earth®, Mat Fraser, which she tied on Friday, July 30, 2021. As of Event 11 Tia-Clair was in first place with 1,045 point and Laura Horváth was in second place with 849 points.

Tia-Clair Toomey is an Australian weightlifter and CrossFit Games athlete. She won the gold medal in the women’s 58 kg event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast. She also competed in the women’s 58 kg event at the 2016 Summer Olympics and came in 14th.

Toomey first competed in the CrossFit Open less than a month after learning CrossFit in 2013. The following year she qualified for the Regionals, but was only ranked 18th in the Australian Regional. Toomey first qualified for the CrossFit Games in 2015 after two years of CrossFit competitions. She finished runner-up to Katrín Davíðsdóttir in her debut year, and was named Rookie of the Year. After another second place finish in 2016, she won her first Games at the 2017 CrossFit Games in a tight finish, beating fellow Australian Kara Webb by only two points.

In the 2018 Games, Toomey won convincingly with a 64-point lead over second-place Laura Horvath. The following year in the 2019 Games, she won with a large margin of 195 points over Kristin Holte, and became the first woman to win three CrossFit Games.

In 2020, Toomey extended her record to four consecutive wins. Her performance in 2020 was the most dominant display ever by a female CrossFit athlete at the Games, winning 9 of the 12 events in the final stage at the Games, with a margin of victory of 360 points over Katrín Davíðsdóttir.

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