How Much Fitter Are Games Qualifiers Than Semifinals Qualifiers?

June 29, 2023 by
Photo Credit: Ava Kitzi

To even qualify for Semifinals you already have to be fitter than 99% of Crossfitters, but to make it past Semis and on to the CrossFit Games, you have to dominate even among the elite.

It is obvious that the athletes who qualified for the Games are overall better than the athletes who didn’t, but exactly how much better are they? Is it drastic or are they simply just slightly better in each event?

In order to find that out we took the average scores of Games qualifiers vs average scores of everyone else in each test at Semifinals throughout all regions.

The data we gathered highlighted a glaring weakness among Semifinal athletes who didn’t qualify for the Games.

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