- “This year, there will not be an in-person competition to crown the fittest in the CrossFit Games Age Groups. Prize money will not be issued. The age group competition will resume when the season resets in 2021.”
The announcement comes after weeks of complaints from teen and masters athletes concerned they would be left out of the plans for an in-person competition in Aromas, CA.
One big thing: CrossFit HQ made it clear that regardless of an athlete’s placement in the AGOQ, the results of the online competition did not crown the fittest in that age group, marking the first time since 2010 that a masters champion will not be crowned. In doing so, CrossFit also continues to draw a clear distinction between online and in-person competitions.
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