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$1.4m in prize money at stake in Nassau – IAAF World Relays

A total prize purse of USD $1.4million will be paid by the IAAF for the men’s and women’s races at the inaugural IAAF World Relays in Nassau, The Bahamas, on May 24-25, 2014.

IAAF World Relays Nassau
IAAF World Relays, Nassau, The Bahamas

A total prize purse of USD $1.4million will be paid by the IAAF for the men’s and women’s races at the inaugural IAAF World Relays in Nassau, The Bahamas, on May 24-25, 2014.

Team prize money for each race (all amounts are in US$)

  • 1st – 50,000
  • 2nd – 30,000
  • 3rd – 20,000
  • 4th – 12,000
  • 5th – 10,000
  • 6th – 8000
  • 7th – 6000
  • 8th – 4000

World record bonus

Any team who breaks a world record at the 1st  in Nassau will be awarded a USD $50,000 bonus by the IAAF. The current ratified world records are:

Men

  • 4x100m: Jamaica 36.84, 11 August 2012, London
  • 4x200m: United States 1:18.68, 17 April 1994, Walnut
  • 4x400m: United States 2:54.29, 22 August 1993, Stuttgart
  • 4x800m: Kenya 7:02.43, 25 August 2006, Brussels
  • 4x1500m: Kenya 14:36.23, 4 September 2009, Brussels

Women

  • 4x100m: United States 40.82, 10 August 2012, London
  • 4x200m: United States 1:27.46, 29 April 2000, Philadelphia
  • 4x400m: USSR 3:15.17, 1 October 1988, Seoul
  • 4x800m: USSR 7:50.17, 5 August 1984, Moscow
  • 4x1500m: Kenya 17:05.72, 26 April 2014, Nairobi

Timetable (times are local; GMT -4 hours)

Saturday May 24, 2014

  • 17:30: Men’s 4x200m heats
  • 17:49: Women’s 4x100m heats
  • 18:14: Men’s 4x800m final
  • 18:38: Women’s 4x400m heats
  • 19:12: Men’s 4x400m heats
  • 19:43: Women’s 4x1500m final
  • 20:15: Men’s 4x200m final
  • 20:33: Women’s 4x100m final B
  • 20:42: Women’s 4x100m final

Sunday May 25, 2014

  • 17:30: Women’s 4x200m heats
  • 17:49: Men’s 4x100m heats
  • 18:14: Women’s 4x400m final B
  • 18:26: Women’s 4x400m final
  • 18:46: Men’s 4x1500m final
  • 19:17: Women’s 4x800m final
  • 19:41: Men’s 4x400m final B
  • 19:52: Men’s 4x400m final
  • 20:11: Women’s 4x200m final
  • 20:28: Men’s 4x100m final B
  • 20:37: Men’s 4x100m final

Note: The payment of all prize money is dependent upon athletes undergoing and clearing the usual anti-doping procedures.

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