Dave Castro Announces CrossFit Games Event 6 at End-of-Day Conference

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

For time:
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

For time:
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

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