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CrossFit110 Masters Regional Qualifiers!

Congratulations to our 3 MASTERS REGIONAL CROSSFIT GAMES Qualifiers (LORI SULLIVAN, DOM SESTITO & DINA BEKIOU)!!!

Over 55,000 masters-aged athletes entered the first stage of the CrossFit Games season (The OPEN) and only the top 2,000 masters athletes—200 from each of the 10 divisions—advanced to the second stage: the Masters Qualifier (April 23 – 27, 2015).

Division Open Registrants Percent Advance
MEN
40-44 17,291 1%
45-49 8,421 2%
50-54 3,994 5%
55-59 2,013 10%
60+ 1,106 18%
WOMEN
40-44 11,489 2%
45-49 6,152 3%
50-54 3,136 6%
55-59 1,582 13%
60+ 814 25%

In the Masters Qualifier the top competitors in each age division complete in four events in just four days!   Last weekend, our three Masters Qualifiers fought for the chance to compete at the 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games.   To win a Masters Qualifier event, the competitors had to put up numbers that would impress in the individual division.

THE EVENTS:

EVENT 1

21-15-9 reps for time of:
Row for calories
Thrusters

EVENT 2

1-rep-max deadlift

No time cap

EVENT 3

Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 15 minutes of:
55 double-unders
15 chest-to-bar pull-ups
5 hang power cleans

Men use 155 lb.
Women use 105 lb.

EVENT 4

For time:
55 burpees
34 overhead squats
21 muscle-ups

Men use 95 lb.
Women use 65 lb.

Time Cap: 20 minutes

HIGHLIGHTS FROM OUR COMPETITORS:

Dina Bekiou: came in #6th in the Northeast for her age division (40-44) and 65th Worldwide qualifying her for Masters Regionals.

Lori Sullivan came in #36 in the world for event 4 where she was able to complete 16 muscle ups (a big PR for her).  Lori also PR’d her deadlift on event #2 by 15#, lifting 235# despite a hurt back!  Her overall rank is 133 (up 15 spots from the open).

Dom Sestito – ranked 130th after the Open in a very competitive field of athletes.  He ranked 59th for event 2 and PR’d his deadlift during the event with 435#.  On Event 4 he was able to get a big PR of 12 Muscle Ups which was not expected!

“Event 4, I got 12 MUs, which was huge for me!!   Walking in the gym that morning I had low expectations, after getting loose and having the crowd around to cheer me on helped me do so much better than I had anticipated.”  – Dom

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Susanne Duato

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