Dave Castro made an impromptu announcement at the athlete press conference following day two competition at the Reebok CrossFit Games. It will be a sprint.
Individual Event 6 – Sprint
Sprint through the course
Athletes will race in heats of 5 for a 3-round bracketed tournament.
The first round will have 4 heats, the second round will have 2 heats, and five athletes will advance to the final round.
Places 1-5 will be awarded to the athletes in the final round, based on finishing order.
Places 6-10 will be awarded to the athletes from the second round, based on their times.
Places 11-20 will be awarded to the remaining athletes based on the time it takes them to complete the course in the first round.
CUT TO 10 ATHLETES
Team Event 6 – Sprint Relay
Sprint course relay
Team members will run the course as a relay, slapping hands to tag the next runner.
Teams will race against each other head-to-head in a 2-round bracketed tournament.
Round 1 will have heats of 4, 4, and 3 teams, with the top 5 moving on to the final round.
CUT TO 9 TEAMS