Larissa Cunha Opens Up About her Fight to Reveal the Truth, and her Two-Year Ban from Competition

October 6, 2021 by
Photo Credit: Thais Oliveira

Larissa Cunha was five days away from finally being able to call herself a CrossFit Games athlete.

In 2019, Cunha missed becoming the Brazilian national champion in the Open and qualifying to the CrossFit Games by one spot. In 2020, Cunha thought she was on her way to Madison, WI, until her Games invite was stripped away due to pandemic-related qualification changes.

This year was finally her year, she thought. After winning the Brazil CrossFit Championships semifinals, Cunha was finally going to get her chance to represent Brazil on the biggest stage in her sport. 

But then one phone call changed everything.

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