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“DXB Qualifier 16.1”


2016 Dubai Fitness Championship WOD #1

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  • Part A
  • From 0:00-5:00, perform:
  • 1 Rep Max Deadlift
  • Part B
  • From 5:00-10:00, perform:
  • Bar Facing Burpees

The first part of the workout the Athlete must perform a Deadlift and will be scored on one rep maximum. The workout starts with the barbell on the ground and the athlete standing tall behind it. The clock will countdown from 3 and at the sound of the beep, the athlete will then begin to load the barbell and proceed to perform a deadlift. The barbell must not be loaded before the workout starts. The athlete will end barbell in hang position with knees and hips fully extended and shoulders behind the bar. The athlete has five minutes to find a successful one rep max before advancing to the second part of the workout.

Belts and gloves are permitted. Powerlifting suits and straps are not permitted. Bouncing is not permitted. Any grip is allowed with the exception of sumo deadlift

The second part of the workout the Athlete must perform Bar facing burpees. At the 5:00 minute mark, the athlete will begin the bar facing burpees. The athlete will have 5:00 minutes to complete as many bar facing burpees as possible. The Athlete will perform Bar facing burpees behind the same barbell used for the deadlifts.

Each burpee must be performed perpendicular to and facing the barbell making sure the upper torso and thighs touch the ground at the bottom. The athlete must jump over the barbell with both feet and land on both feet. Single-footed jump or stepping over is not allowed. Total time for both workouts is 10 minutes.

This workout has two scores: the first score is deadlift load. The second score is the number of burpees.

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Background: The Dubai (DXB) Fitness Championship Online Qualifier workout #1 ("DXB 16.1 Qualifier") was the first of three total workouts for the 2016 DXB Qualifer. The workout, announced on October 12, 2016, is two-part workout--a one rep max deadlift and AMRAP of burpees.

In 2018 The Dubai CrossFit® Championship became the first CrossFit®-sanctioned event in the world rewarding the first place male, female and team competitors with a qualification to the 2019 Rebook CrossFit Games®. From 2016-2017, the event built on its previous success with the introduction of an online qualifier, which allowed the Dubai CrossFit® Championship to reach more athletes than ever before. In 2017, a total of 72 athletes from 19 different countries representing four continents (including 32 CrossFit Games® athletes) competed. From 2012-2015, prior to the online qualifier, athletes were required to travel to Dubai and compete across multiple gyms and venues to earn a spot to the finals a week later. This grassroots approach provided a great platform for the local fitness community to thrive and compete amongst themselves and set the stage for the years to come.
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