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Rhodes CrossFit medal for Murphy

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CROSSFIT athlete Joe Murphy claimed a career-first podium finish at the 2018 Rhodes Throwdown, having finished as runner-up in the elite male division on the Greek isle.

CROSSFIT athlete Joe Murphy claimed a career-first podium finish at the 2018 Rhodes Throwdown. Picture: RHODES THROWDOWN

The former Island footballer, representing Jersey CrossFit Gym, collected a silver medal for his efforts over seven disciplines, which included a one rep max clean and jerk, a 1,200m track run and gymnastic movements such as handstand walks, bar muscle ups and pistol squats.

World Championship weightlifter Konstantinos Papadopoulos was crowned champion.

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