Sara Sigmundsdottir Out 6-8 Weeks With A Broken Rib

Sara announced via Instagram that she broke her first rib and will be out 6-8 weeks. She will miss out on the Dubai Fitness Championship taking place in December but should be ready to go for the Open. The Dubai Fitness Championship is the most lucrative competition outside of the Crossfit Games. Sara won the top prize last year but will not be able to repeat as champion. We wish Sara a speedy recovery and look forward to seeing her compete at the Open next year.

Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth -Mike Tyson . I was faced with quite the challenge this week. There had been some pain in my shoulderblade ever since the ´Games´. In recent weeks the pain started to grow and I thought it was just because I had been on a break and now the intensity in training had been increased. Then last week something happened during a training session. I didn´t think it could possibly be serious but as the days went the pain just got worse and in the beginning of this weak it had simply become unbearable. . The plan was to go from Australia to Abu Dhabi and train there until the @dxbfitnesschamp but I decided to go to Iceland and see my doctor and physio to get this properly checked out. . A couple of X-rays and MRI scans later it was determined that my first rib is broken. The pain was so unberable because the tight muscles that are protecting the rib were hitting a bundle of nerves with all the swelling around the break and that made it so that for a few days it was even hard for me to breathe. This is just a wall that I need to climb over and I have already started it because today I am already feeling so much better, I could even pull my pants up and put my socks on 👌🏼 . Unfortunately this changes my plans, I wont be competing in Dubai and it will take the next 6-8 weeks for me to fully recover, . . I am so thankful for all the support that I´ve gotten and I´ll be back stronger than ever ❤❤ . . 📸= @0nlyfitgirls . . #Nike #NikeTraining #FitAid #RogueFitness #CompexUSA

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