CrossFit 2020 games delayed again, earliest start date now September 14

In a call with the qualifiers for the CrossFit Games 2020 on Thursday afternoon, Dave Castro announced that the possible start date for the Games would be delayed again. Athletes were informed that the earliest possible start date would be September 14 and that the Games would end on 20.

A great thing: This is the latest development after HQ Announced on June 17 that the earliest potential start date for the Games would be August 17.

  • Current CrossFit CEO and Game Director Dave Castro confirmed the call with the athletes at his twitter account.
  • During the call, the new dates were discussed and the athletes were introduced to new incoming owner and CrossFit CEO Eric Roza, who addressed them and discussed their hopes for the Games.
  • In the June 17 tweet, HQ cited “travel restrictions and out-of-control circumstances,” while stating that more information would be released within a week.
  • With a recent increase in COVID-19 cases across the country and around the world, travel restrictions have been maintained and appear to be so in the near future.
  • Tommy Marquez described another factors that could also be at stake for the 2020 Games.

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