Medals, bragging rights, individual and country glory will be among the incentives driving the thousands of athletes who will be on show at the 15th edition of Track and Field’s showpiece event. But that is not all that will be pushing many. Check out the cash prizes that will be up for grabs for the finalists.
Finalists will receive the following (Relays in bracket). All amounts in USD:
1st – $60,000 ($80,000)
2nd – $30,000 ($40,000)
3rd – $20,000 ($20,000)
4th – $15,000 ($16,000)
5th – $10,000 ($12,000)
6th – $6,000 ($8,000)
7th – $5,000 ($6,000)
8th – $4,000 ($4,000)
Athletes or relay teams achieving a new World Record at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China will have the added incentive of winning USD 100,000.
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