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How to Watch: Brazil CrossFit Championship

March 5, 2020 by
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The tenth Sanctional gets underway today in beautiful São Paulo, Brazil as the Brazil CrossFit Championship returns for the second year. What awaits competing athletes inside Ibirapuera Gymnasium and outside at the nearby track and field from March 6-8 will test their fitness levels to see who is worthy to receive the coveted invitations to the 2020 CrossFit Games.

Follow our coverage throughout the weekend as we recap and provide analysis on the Brazil CrossFit Championship Sanctional page and on Instagram.

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The Brazil CrossFit Championship will be streaming its Sanctional live and for free through TVN Sports.


The full schedule for all events in your timezone and all divisions, as well as athlete rosters, are available on our Brazil CrossFit Championship Sanctional page.

Athlete withdrawals and additions: The Brazil CrossFit Championship announced some withdrawals and additions from its competition.

  • Spencer Panchik will not return to Brazil due to an injury he sustained at Wodapalooza two weeks ago. He has competed in three Sanctionals this season as he seeks out his first career Games invitation.
  • Fellow American Cam Crockett will not compete in Brazil. He placed 99th in the CrossFit Open this season and has competed at the Mayhem Classic.
  • Sergio Briceno has also withdrawn from the competition. The native of Belize has elected to compete at the Australian CrossFit Championship.
  • Rasmus Andersen makes his Sanctional return to the Southern Hemisphere, this time competing as an individual. He competed with CrossFit Invictus at the SouthFit CrossFit Challenge in Argentina in December where the team placed second. The Games veteran has four appearances on CrossFit’s biggest stage, twice as an individual and on a team. Last season he helped Invictus to a third-place finish in Madison. This will be his first Sanctional competing as an individual since finishing tenth at the Rogue Invitational last year.
  • Leonardo Verás was extended an invitation to compete. He placed ninth in the Open in Brazil. He competes in his first career Sanctional.
  • The tenth fittest man in Brazil, Mateus Ferro will make his 2020 Sanctional debut in his home country after receiving an invitation. Last year he finished 22nd at the Brazil CrossFit Championship.
  • With the addition of Verás and Ferro, Brazil now has nine of its top ten athletes from the Open in the field.

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