Tonight is the night. The 2019 CrossFit Open kicks off tonight at 5:00pm Pacific Time with the 19.1 live announcements. This year will be different with three simultaneous live announcements from around the world. Live streams presented by Sanctionals from Brazil, England and France will be available on Games.CrossFit.com.
CrossFit Strength In Depth Sanctional kicks off this week in London. Tonight, organizers of CFSiD will host one of the live announcements. And in a similar fashion to previous years, top athletes will go head-to-head and throw down moments after the workout is revealed. Sam Briggs, Steven Fawcett and Kelly Friel will take on 19.1 tonight.
In Brazil, the Brazil CrossFit Championship will be at CrossFit Saurus in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to announce 19.1. The announcement will be in Portuguese with four top Brazilians athletes throwing down afterwards. 2018 CrossFit Games Pablo Chalfun, Anderon Primo, Larissa Cunha and Thatianne Freitas.
The CrossFit French Throwdown will also be live tonight from Paris, France. Six athletes from six different affiliates will tackle 19.1 on the live stream.