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Nearly USD 2.5 million jackpot on offer at Portland 2016

A total of US$2,464,000 is on offer from the IAAF as prize money at this week’s IAAF World Indoor Championships Portland 2016 this weekend.

IAAF World Indoor Championships - Portland 2016 official bulletin to mark the 50 days to go until the event.
IAAF World Indoor Championships - Portland 2016 official bulletin to mark the 50 days to go until the event.

A total of US$2,464,000 is on offer from the IAAF as prize money at this week’s IAAF World Indoor Championships Portland 2016 from Thursday 17 to Sunday 20 at the Oregon Convention Centre.

As has become traditional, there is also a US$50,000 bonus for any athlete setting a world record during the four-day championships.

Prize Money at the IAAF World Indoor Championships Portland 2016

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 per team (total US$176,000)

  • 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 world record.

The final entry lists for the IAAF World Indoor Championships Portland are now available on the IAAF website.

Full coverage of the championships, including live results, multimedia and event information, will be available on the IAAF website too.

The official start lists will only become available after the Technical Meeting, which takes place on Thursday 17 March at 1130 local time (GMT -7hrs).

(All monetary awards are dependent upon athletes undergoing and clearing the usual anti-doping procedures)

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