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Strength in Depth Online Qualifiers Are Up and Running

November 25, 2018 by
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What happened?

Yesterday, while you were still finding new ways to eat Thanksgiving leftovers, the CrossFit Strength in Depth qualifier for individuals and teams got rolling as the event released all three WODs.

Athletes have a full 10 days to complete and submit their scores, giving them plenty of time to test and retest until their heart’s content. The deadline to submit scores is Wednesday, December 5th at Noon PT/ 8:00 PM GMT.

What about teams?

Team qualifier scores will be the sum of the team’s collective individual scores on the qualifier workouts. Athletes have the option to register as an individual and also as a member of a team. However, if they qualify for both they must choose just one division to compete in for the final.

Sorry guys, no double-dipping.

Once scores start pouring in, you can follow along with the leaderboard here.

WOD #1
15 Min AMRAP
15 Calorie Row
15 Toes-to-bar
15 Power snatches (94/66 pounds)

In 5 Mins complete:
1 rep max clean

1 Min transition

For time with a 7 minute cap:
21 Pull-ups
15 thrusters (138/94 pounds)
15 chest-to-bar pull-ups
15 thrusters
9 bar muscle-ups
15 thrusters

WOD #3
9 min AMRAP:
20 Single arm dumbbell hang clean and jerks (50/33 pounds)
50 double-unders
50-ft handstand walk
50 double-unders

The top 70 men, women, and teams from the qualifier will advance to finals in February. The top 30 will compete in the elite division for a spot to the CrossFit games, and the remaining 40 will compete in the Rx Division.

Along with the qualifying athletes, there are an additional 20 invitational spots (10 men/10 women) that will be granted to a combination of past CrossFit Games and Regionals level athletes.

So many numbers.

We know, that’s more math than you planned on using today, so here’s the full athlete and division break down:

Elite Men — 40 athletes
Elite Women — 40 athletes
Elite Team — 30 teams

RX Men — 40 athletes
RX Women — 40 athletes
RX Team — 40 teams

The Main Event — February 22 – 24, 2019, London, England

The CrossFit Strength in Depth final will take place in London, U.K. at the Royal Victoria Docks. As a sanctioned event, the top male, female and team will receive an invitation to the 2019 CrossFit Games.

Tickets for the CrossFit Strength in Depth will go on sale Tuesday, December 18th at 8:00 AM GMT/Midnight PT.

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