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Workouts 1, 2, and 3 of CrossFit Semifinals Released

Get ready for the heat to be turned on.

CrossFit Semifinals are back! Workouts 1, 2, and 3 have been revealed by the organisation and all individual athletes across the globe will have to master them if they dream of getting an invitation to the CrossFit Games this August.

“Competitors across the world will take on standardized programming during Semifinals in their quest to secure a spot at the CrossFit Games,” HQ has stated while revealing what tests 1, 2 and 3 of the 2023 CrossFit Semifinals are.

2023 CrossFit Semifinals Workouts

Although only 3 workouts have been revealed, CrossFit stated that the remaining events should be made public tomorrow, a week prior to the start of the first week of competition.

Workout 1

For time: 

  • 3,000-m Echo Bike 
  • Hand-over-hand pull (84 feet)
  • 2,000-m Assault AirRunner
  • Hand-over-hand pull (84 feet)
  • 1,000-m SkiErg 
  • Hand-over-hand pull (92 feet)

Time cap: 30 minutes

180 lb 
225 lb

Workout 2

As many reps as possible in 3 minutes of:

  • 5 ring complexes (1 toe-to-ring, 1 muscle-up, 1 ring dip)
  • 20 single-leg squats
  • Max burpees over box

Complete 3 rounds, resting 1 minute between rounds.

Score is total reps across the 3 minutes. 

 Wear a 10-lb ruck, 24-inch box
 Wear a 20-lb ruck, 30-inch box

Workout 3

For time:

Semifinals Linda — 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 reps of: 

  • Deadlifts
  • Dumbbell bench presses
  • Squat cleans

Time cap: 17 minutes

220-lb deadlifts, 60-lb dumbbells, 105-lb squat cleans 
295-lb deadlifts, 90-lb dumbbells, 145-lb squat cleans

2023 CrossFit Semifinals Overview

After the leaderboard for the Quarterfinals was finalised, the top 30 athletes from Africa, Asia, Oceania and South America and the top 60 from North America East, North America West and Europe received an invitation to compete in their respective Semifinal tournament.

As BOXROX previously warned that the Quarterfinals was going to be important for the outcome of the CrossFit Games since it updated the new worldwide ranking system, we found out how many Games-qualifying spot each Semifinal will have.

  • North America East — 11 women, 12 men
  • North America West — 10 women, 9 men
  • Europe — 11 women, 11 men
  • Oceania — 3 women, 3 men
  • Asia — 2 women, 2 men
  • South America — 2 women, 2 men
  • Africa — 1 woman, 1 man
Games-qualifying spots 2023Source: Photos Courtesy of CrossFit Inc

The dates of the competition will also differ depending on the region. Here is what you can expect for the 2023 CrossFit Semifinals in chronological order:

  • North America East – May 18-21
  • Africa – May 19-21
  • North America West – May 25-28
  • South America, Oceania – May 26-28
  • Europe – June 1-4
  • Asia – June 2-4

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