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How Much Money Will Athletes Win at the 2020 CrossFit Games?

The first, online stage of the 2020 CrossFit Games is set to start on Friday. Featuring the world’s top 20 athletes from the Open and Sanctional winners from 10 events, the competition will take place over two days.

This first stage (a competition in athletes’ home countries) will determine final placements and prize money for Games winners from 6th to 30th place (only the top 20 athletes receive prize money).

The top five men and women will then be invited to compete in Aromas, California, in the CrossFit Games in-person finals set for October 19-25. This second stage will determine the Fittest Man and Fittest Woman on Earth.


Cash prizes will be awarded to the top performers. All cash prizes will be paid in U.S. dollars and are as follows:

  • 1st Place: $300,000
  • 2nd Place: $115,000
  • 3rd Place: $75,000
  • 4th Place:$50,000
  • 5th Place:$35,000
  • 6th Place: $30,000
  • 7th Place: $27,000
  • 8th Place: $25,000
  • 9th Place: $23,000
  • 10th Place: $21,000
  • 11th Place: $18,000
  • 12th Place: $16,000
  • 13th Place: $15,000
  • 14th Place: $14,000
  • 15th Place: $13,000
  • 16th Place: $12,000
  • 17th Place: $11,000
  • 18th Place: $10,000
  • 19th Place: $9,000
  • 20th Place: $8,000

Top Finish by Event:

  • First Place: $3,000
  • Second Place: $2,000
  • Third Place: $1,000


Every athlete will be judged in person by an experienced member of CrossFit’s Seminar Staff.

The 2020 event is the 13th annual edition of the CrossFit Games, and the total purse this year is more than US$1.3 million.

There will be live updates, leaderboard analysis and event results streamed on the CrossFit Games website at the following times:

  • Thursday, Sept. 17 – 3:30 PM PST (pre-event coverage)
  • Friday, Sept. 18 – 12:00 PM PST
  • Friday, Sept. 18 – 6:00 PM PST
  • Saturday, Sept. 19 – 12:00 PM PST
  • Saturday, Sept. 19 – 3:00 PM PST

2020 CrossFit Games Format

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