7 March 2012
US$2.5 Million at stake in Istanbul
Monte-Carlo – 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$50,000 bonus for any athlete setting a new World record during the three-day championships.
last edition of the World Indoor Championships in Doha witnessed a
World record in the Triple Jump courtesy of Frenchman Teddy Tamgho. The
2012 indoor season has produced one World record*,
Yelena Isinbayeva’s 5.01m leap in the Pole Vault in Stockholm on 23
PRIZE MONEY** at the 14th IAAF World Indoor Championships
Individual events (total US$ 2,288,000):
Relays (total US$176,000)
World record bonus
US$50,000 – for any athlete setting a new World record.
* pending the usual ratification procedures
** all awards are dependent upon athletes undergoing and clearing the usual anti-doping procedures
To learn more about the World Championships, please click on www.iaaf.org