The next step on the road to the 2022 NOBULL CrossFit Games is almost here. On May 20, the 2022 CrossFit Semifinals will begin in three different countries. Then, over four weeks and on every continent except Antarctica, the Semifinals will determine which Men’s, Women’s, and Team division athletes advance to Madison, WI, for the CrossFit Games in early August.
On May 16, 2022, the CrossFit organization revealed the live-streaming information for folks to watch this year’s Semifinals events.
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With the COVID-19 pandemic sidelining in-person competition since Spring 2020, many of the CrossFit athletes have become accustomed to videotaping their workouts and submitting them online. Last year, in 2021, half of the 10 Semifinals were online. This year will see the return of fans, who can watch the athletes at each of the respective events around the world.
If for some reason, a fan can’t attend an event in person, they will be able to live-stream all of the Semifinals events through Games.CrossFit.com and YouTube.
2o22 CrossFit Semifinals Live-stream Schedule
The first weekend of the Semifinals will take place on May 20-22. From Australia to Knoxville, 80 athletes will go toe-to-toe individually, while 60 teams will square off.
Livestream links for the first day of the competition are available for the Torian Pro in Brisbane, Australia, the Lowlands Throwdown in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and the Syndicate Crown in Knoxville, TN.
Week 1 — May 20-22, 2022
Torian Pro — Brisbane, Australia
- May 19, 2022: 4 p.m. – 2:45 a.m. (May 20) PST
- May 20, 2022: 4 p.m. – 2:45 a.m. (May 21) PST
- May 21, 2022: 4 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. (May 22) PST
CrossFit Lowlands Throwdown — Amsterdam, Netherlands
- May 20, 2022: 2:45 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. PST
- May 21, 2022: 2:45 a.m. – 12 p.m. PST
- May 22, 2022: 2:45 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. PST
Syndicate Crown — Knoxville, TN
- May 20, 2022: 9:45 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. PST
- May 21, 2022: 7:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. PST
- May 22, 2022: 5:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. PST
Week 2 — May 26-29, 2022
Mid-Atlantic CrossFit Challenge — Knoxville, Tennessee
CrossFit Fittest in Capetown — Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch
Week 3 — June 2-5, 2022
Far East Throwdown — Busan, South Korea
Granite Games — Eagan, Minnesota
Week 4 — June 10-12, 2022
CrossFit Copa Sur — Enseada Do Suá, Vitória
Strength in Depth — London, England
Atlas Games — Montreal, Québec
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The Age Group Semifinals 1 (ages 14-15, 16-17, 35-39, 40-44, and 45-49) are scheduled for May 26-29. Age Group Semifinals 2 (ages 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, and 65+) will roll on June 2-5, the same weekend as the Adaptive Semifinals.
Both the Age Group and Adaptive Semifinals will be virtual. Those can be streamed on Games.CrossFit.com and on the CrossFit Games App. Semifinals workouts and updates for the leaderboard will be available on Games.CrossFit.com.
The athletes that miss out on qualification to the Games can look forward to the Last-Chance Qualifier from June 29 – July 1, 2022.
In North America and Europe, the sixth and eighth place athletes in the Semifinal events can partake in the Last-Chance Qualifier. In Oceania, the fourth to sixth place athletes are eligible, and in Africa, the second to fourth place finishers have the opportunity. Meanwhile, in Asia and South America, these spots will be for the third to fifth place athletes.
The top two women and the top two men from the Last-Chance Qualifier will secure the last spots in the 2022 NOBULL CrossFit Games. Those will occur in Madison, WI, on Aug. 3-7.
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