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Prize Money

During the IAAF World Indoor Championships, the top six athletes or relay teams in each event will be awarded the following prizes by the IAAF:

Individual Events Relay Teams
1st USD 40,000 1st USD 40,000
2nd USD 20,000 2nd USD 20,000
3rd USD 10,000 3rd USD 10,000
4th USD 8,000 4th USD 8,000
5th USD 6,000 5th USD 6,000
6th USD 4,000 6th USD 4,000

Payments will be made following confirmation of doping control tests and submission of complete Award Forms with full bank details. The LOC confirmed that there will be no taxes to be paid on prize money.
Award Forms will be available at the Stadium TIC, where it will also be possible to submit them until the end of the Championships. After that they will have to be returned by email or fax to the IAAF Competitions Department.

World Record Bonus
In the event that an athlete breaks a World Record during the IAAF World Indoor Championships, a prize of USD 50,000 will be awarded. The World Record Bonus will only be awarded for performances which improve the existing World Indoor Record and which meet all the necessary conditions for recognition as an IAAF World Indoor Record, in accordance with IAAF Regulations and after ratification of the record by the IAAF. Full details of the regulations regarding this prize are available from the IAAF upon request.
Rights and Obligations in Relation to the Prize Money and World Record Bonus

Athletes receiving IAAF Prize Money must make themselves available to the IAAF and its sponsors, at least twice in the 12 next months, for promotional activities, upon requests handled by the IAAF. Should an athlete’s Doping Control results return positive, the awards and bonuses won shall be withheld.


2016 IAAF World Indoor Championships



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