Open Republican tournament on functional multiathlon (crossfit), dedicated to the celebration of the Day of workers of physical culture and sport, collected in Yenakiyevo 24 athletes from all over the Donbass. This DAN reported today in the press service of the Ministry of youth, sports and tourism of the DPR.
"In Yenakievo at the stadium "metallurg" takes place Open Republican tournament on functional multiathlon — crossfit. With the participation of 24 athletes from the DPR and Kiev-controlled part of Donetsk region — two of Kramatorsk and one of Sand," — said the Agency interlocutor.
She added that the tournament involves both professional athletes and Amateurs engaged in heavy athletics, powerlifting and other sports.
"I have a few years of doing powerlifting and now decided to try his hand at crossfit. I want to test myself how I can keep up with the pace of this sport", — quotes the press service of the participant from Kramatorsk.
According to MST, the participants at the time you need to perform three stack of different exercises: weightlifting, gymnastics and cardio workout. Competitions take place in the individual standings separately for men and women. The tournament will last until the evening, the winners will be awarded with medals and diplomas of the Ministry.
Let us add that the event takes place in the framework of the implementation of the humanitarian programme for reunification of the people of Donbass and timed to the Day of workers of physical culture and sports, which is celebrated annually on the second Saturday of August.
Functional all-around (crossfit) is a mixed type of sports activity that uses functional movements with the weight of his own body, free weights and cyclic work, which are combined in a specially formulated complex tasks and run continuously for a while. The basis for the development tasks based on the principle of multifunctionality, which enables to identify the most physically fit, tough athletes.