Athletes set for nearly US$2.5 Million windfall in Istanbul - WIC 2012

IAAF World Indoor Istanbul 2012 Logo / Photo credit: IAAF

A total of US$2,464,000 is on offer from the IAAF as prize money at this weekend's 14th IAAF World Indoor Championships, Istanbul, Turkey (9-11 March). 

As usual, there is also a US$50,000 bonus for any athlete setting a new World record during the three-day championships. 

The last edition of the World Indoor Championships in Doha witnessed a World record in the Triple Jump courtesy of Frenchman Teddy Tamgho. The 2012 indoor season has produced one World record*, Yelena Isinbayeva's 5.01m leap in the Pole Vault in Stockholm on 23 February.

PRIZE MONEY** at the 14th IAAF World Indoor Championships

Individual events (total US$ 2,288,000):

  • 1st US$40,000
  • 2nd US$20,000
  • 3rd US$10,000
  • 4th US$8000
  • 5th US$6000
  • 6th US$4000

Relays (total US$176,000) per team:

  • 1st US$40,000
  • 2nd US$20,000
  • 3rd US$10,000
  • 4th US$8000
  • 5th US$6000
  • 6th US$4000

World record bonus

US$50,000 - for any athlete setting a new World record.

NOTE:

* pending the usual ratification procedures

** all awards are dependent upon athletes undergoing and clearing the usual anti-doping procedures

 

IAAF is the International Association of Athletics Federations, the world's governing body for Track and Field based in Monte-Carlo, Monaco.

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