The archived footage of Day 1 is currently unavailable due to copyrighted music playing in the background. The Dubai CrossFit Championship team is working to get the footage made available. Willy Georges moved up to the top of the men’s leader board at the Dubai CrossFit Championship as Samantha Briggs strengthened her grip on first place among the women on Thursday.
After the “Gulf Swim” and “Baywatch” events on Wednesday, Workout 3 saw athletes tackle the “4X4” – a 4-kilometre run with a 9kg weight vest for men and 6kg vest for women, then a 4km run without the vest, all with a time cap of 90 minutes.
Canada’s Brendan Willis won in 34 minutes, 19 seconds to move up to seventh overall on the men’s leader board. Russia’s Roman Khrennikov was second (34:46) ahead of France’s Georges (34:58), whose third place makes him overnight leader.