How to Watch the Dubai CrossFit Championship, Cash Prizes, and More!

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CrossFit fans, don’t let your finger off the pulse just yet, because we’re heading into the fourth Sanctionals competition of the 2020 Games season, the Dubai CrossFit Championship. 

In less than 24 hours, the Dubai CrossFit Championship will be kicking off from Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, and the roster for this event is absolutely stacked — and for good reason. Outside of offering an invitation to the 2020 CrossFit Games to the top placing elite male, female, and team, this Sanctionals has a lot of money on the line for top placing athletes.

Dubai CrossFit Championship Prizes

Out of all of the CrossFit Sanctionals, the Dubai CrossFit Championship has by far the biggest payout for athletes, check out what the top three individual athletes can make below. 

  • 1st Place | $50,000
  • 2nd Place | $30,000
  • 3rd Place | $20,000

On top of the great payouts to the top three placing athletes above, competitors also have the potential to make an extra $3,000 USD for workout wins in the finals. The top three placing teams will make $20,000, $10,000, and $5,000, respectively. 

Watch the Dubai CrossFit Championship

If you’re interested in tuning live into the Dubai CrossFit Championship, then make sure you check out their YouTube channel, Facebook, or website. Events will be streamed live on each platform. 

Athletes to Watch

Like stated above, there are a ton of big named athletes to keep an eye on throughout the duration of the competition.

We’ve included five of the top male and female elite competitors below who placed the highest in the 2020 CrossFit Open. 

Top Men to Watch

  1. Patrick Vellner | 1st in the 2020 CrossFit Open
  2. Lefteris Theofanidis | 3rd in the 2020 CrossFit Open
  3. Bjorgvin Karl Gudmundsson | 4th in the 2020 CrossFit Open
  4. Jeffrey Adler | 5th in the 2020 CrossFit Open
  5. Roman Khrennikov | 10th in the 2020 CrossFit Open

Top Women to Watch

  1. Sara Sigmundsdottir | 1st in the 2020 CrossFit Open
  2. Jamie Greene | 5th in the 2020 CrossFit Open
  3. Gabriela Migala | 17th in the 2020 CrossFit Open
  4. Katrin Davidsdottir | 23rd in the 2020 CrossFit Open
  5. Emma Tall | 32nd in the 2020 CrossFit Open

Other CrossFit Sanctionals Goodness

Dubai CrossFit Championship FAQs

When is the Dubai CrossFit Championship?

The 2019 Dubai CrossFit Championship takes place between December 11th – 14th in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

What's the prize payout for the 2019 Dubai CrossFit Championship?

The top three elite male and female athletes will win the following cash prizes,

  • 1st Place | $50,000
  • 2nd Place | $30,000
  • 3rd Place | $20,000

The top three elite teams will win $20,000, $10,000, and $5,000, respectively.

What is the Dubai CrossFit Championship?

The Dubai CrossFit Championship is a CrossFit Sanctionals competition. In the 2020 CrossFit Games season, the Dubai CrossFit Championship is the fourth official Sanctionals competition.

Feature image from @dxbfitnesschamp, and photo snapped by @reebokmena.

Jake Boly

Jake Boly

Jake holds a Master’s in Sports Science and a Bachelor’s in Exercise Science. Currently, Jake serves as the Fitness and Training Editor at BarBend. He’s a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and has spoken at state conferences on the topics of writing in the fitness industry and building a brand.

As of right now, Jake has published over 1,300 articles related to strength athletes and sports. Articles about powerlifting concepts, advanced strength & conditioning methods, and topics that sit atop a strong science foundation are Jake’s bread-and-butter.

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