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[October 22, 2021]

CrossFit bursts with force in Madrid with a new event with national and international athletes

From December 10 to 12 the capital celebrates the Madrid CrossFit Challenger Series at the Centro Deportivo Municipal Gallur.

The event, which features 450 athletes and 5 categories, is part of the sports calendar of Madrid World Capital of Sport 2022.

The city of Madrid will be the international epicenter of CrossFit next December 10, 11 and 12 with the Madrid CrossFit Challenger Series. The Gallur Municipal Sports Center will host the event that will revolutionize the city bringing together 450 athletes competing in 5 different categories.

Madrid CrossFit Challenger Series lands for the first time in the capital being an unmissable event for the best athletes of this discipline. The event, which is possible thanks to the support and commitment of the Madrid City Council, arrives to position itself as a European and international reference in the coming years.

The CDM Gallur, located in the Madrid district of La Latina, will be the venue for this first edition framed within the sports calendar of Madrid World Capital of Sport 2022.

5 categories with a total of 70,000 euros in prize money

More than 450 athletes will compete during the three days of the event in up to 5 different categories: Elite Men, Elite Women, Team Elite, Team Master and Team RX.

The athletes will fight for the victory, awarded with a total prize pool of 70,000 euros distributed among all categories. A prize pool that makes the Madrid CrossFit Challenger Series one of the events with the highest prize money in Europe and internationally.

The best national and international CrossFit athletes will participate in the event which will also be an opportunity for the Madrid CrossFit community. All local Boxes practitioners from the capital and even from other cities will be eligible to participate if they pass the on-line qualifying phase that will take place from October 25 to November 7. Athletes will have to record a video overcoming the proposed challenges and from there the first qualifying rounds for the event will begin.

An event with activities for everyone

Beyond the high competition, the public will be able to enjoy the different areas with complementary services and activities that the Gallur Municipal Sports Center will offer during the event.

The Open CrossFit Kids & Family area, aimed at the introduction of CrossFit among the youngest; the Brand Village & Market area, in which some brands of the sector will carry out challenges with the fans; or the professional round table of CrossFit, BioMechanics and Nutrition; are some of the outstanding activities.

CrossFit, more than a trend sport

CrossFit is a trend sport and deeply rooted, which continues to expand in Spain especially in urban environments, and worldwide, with the opening of new Boxes and adding new practitioners year after year. In recent years and with increasing intensity, this discipline has achieved a prominent presence among the most practiced sports, where affiliates and practitioners have been attracted by the charm of a sport that allows them to reach and overcome their own limits.

The Madrid CrossFit Challenger Series has the official CrossFit license, which brings credibility and prestige to the event, which comes to the city with the aim of becoming an annual reference event.