The Madrid CrossFit Championship and the Lowlands Throwdown have both been postponed, the Sanctionals announced yesterday.
The Madrid CrossFit Championship was the next Sanctional set to take place after the postponement of ten other Sanctionals before it.
“In accordance with the exceptional protocol to prevent the spread of COVID-19 activated by the Spanish health authorities, the Community of Madrid and the Madrid City Council, we have decided to postpone the competition,” wrote the Madrid CrossFit Championship organisation team on Instagram.
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📣De acuerdo con el protocolo excepcional para evitar la propagación del COVID-19 activado por las autoridades sanitarias Españolas, la Comunidad de Madrid y el Ayuntamiento de Madrid, y manteniendo siempre la salud y la seguridad de los involucrados como prioridad principal, desde la organización de Madrid CrossFit Championship junto con las autoridades locales y regionales, hemos decidido posponer la competición. La nueva fecha 🗓 para la competición será consensuada con nuestros colaboradores, y posteriormente anunciada para cuando la situación de salubridad de nuestro país haya vuelto ya a normalidad. Todos los atletas ya inscritos en Madrid CrossFit Championship mantendrán automáticamente su inscripción para la nueva fecha. Como consecuencia, y antes de que termine la semana la organización dará información relevante sobre IOQ2. – 📣 In accordance with the exceptional protocol to prevent the spread of COVID-19 activated by the Spanish health authorities, the Community of Madrid and the Madrid City Council, we have decided to postpone the competition. We, the organization of Madrid CrossFit Championship, together with local and regional authorities, made this decision while maintaining the health and safety of the people involved as the main priority. The new date 🗓 for the competition will be agreed with our collaborators, and subsequently announced when the health situation in our country has returned to normal. All athletes already registered in the Madrid CrossFit Championship will automatically keep their registration for the new date. As a consequence, and before the end of the week, we will give more information about the IOQ2. #madcc
The Sanctional was scheduled for May 20-24. The Lowlands Throwdown was set to take place the week after.
“Due to the latest measures that have been taken by the Dutch government, we have no other option than to postpone our final event,” announced the Lowlands Throwdown last night.
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Due to the latest measures that have been taken by the Dutch government, we have no other option than to postpone our final event. More info about a new date is coming soon. #IAMLIMITLESS #CrossFitLowlandsThrowdown #CLT20 #ThatCLTFeeling #BeMoreHuman #ReebokEurope #RogueEurope #ryourogue #FitAidEurope #CrossFitNederland #Netherlands #CrossFit #Sanctionals #CrossFitGames #roadtothegames @reebokeurope @rogueeurope @fitaideurope @crossfitgames @crossfitbenelux
New dates for both events are still to be confirmed.
Only last week the Rogue Invitational and the Down Under Championship announced they’d move their events to later in the summer.
With this announcement, all Sanctionals have been postponed until the beginning of June. Next up is the CanWest CrossFit Championship, scheduled for June 5-7.
UPDATE (March 25): CanWest CrossFit Championships postponed until further notice.
Updated CrossFit Sanctionals Calendar
- CrossFit Atlas Games (March 13 – 15, 2020) – postponed
- CrossFit West Coast Classic (March 20 – 22, 2020) – postponed
- German Throwdown – (March 28 – 29, 2020) – postponed to July 18-19
- Reykjavik CrossFit Championship (April 3-5, 2020) – postponed to June
- ELFIT CrossFit Championship (April 8 -11, 2020) – postponed to June
- Mid-Atlantic CrossFit Challenge (April 17 – 19, 2020) – postponed to June 26-28
- Italian Showdown (April 24 – 26, 2020) – postponed
- Asia CrossFit Championship (May 8 – 10, 2020) – postponed to July 3-5
- The Rogue Invitational (May 15 – 17, 2020) – postponed to June 13-14
- Down Under CrossFit Championship (May 22 – 24, 2020) – postponed to July 3-5
- Madrid CrossFit Championship (May 22-24, 2020) – postponed
- CrossFit Lowlands Throwdown (May 29 – 31, 2020) – postponed
- CanWest CrossFit Championship (June 5 – 7, 2020) – postponed
Next up: Granite Games, scheduled for June 12-14.