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2.9 Million in prize money at stake in Athens September 14, 2006

Posted by grhomeboy in Athletics.

2.9 Million in Prize Money at stake in Athens – IAAF World Cup in Athletics

A total prize purse of $2,972,000 will be paid by the IAAF at this weekend’s 10th IAAF World Cup in Athletics, Athens, Greece (16 -17 September 2006)

(all amounts are in US$)

Places / Prize*
Individual events

1st  30,000
2nd 15,000
3rd  10,000
4th     7000
5th     5000
6th     3000
7th     2000
8th     1000

Relay events

1st  30,000
2nd 20,000
3rd  10,000
4th     8000
5th     6000
6th     5000
7th     4000
8th     3000
Any Athletes surpassing a World Record in the World Cup of Athletics will be awarded US $100,000.

All prize winners must undergo and clear the usual anti-doping procedures.

The performances of the host team Greece are not part of the prize money structure. For example, if a Greek athlete finishes fourth, then the athletes in the five places behind are rewarded with prize money as if they had finished fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth.

Related Links > http://www.athensworldcup2006.gr

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