Jess Harrison, Chair of the Athletes Committee, said, The athletes committee is very satisfied that ITU and the WTS are confirming their commitment to helping the athletes by investing this new source of revenue straight back into the prize money fund.
The Mixed Relay World Championships loudoun county gifted program will see the winning team split a purse of 25,000, with a sum of 100,000 up for grabs in the dynamic female-male-female-male triathlon race, while the Mixed Relay Series events offer a total of 50,000.
World Cup, bringing the total available throughout the circuit this season to 960,000.Altogether, athletes will vie for over.3 million.As in last year, the bonus pool will extend to the top 35 athletes, with the male and female World Champions each taking home 83,500 on top of the prize money they earn at each events.The prize money of US 25000.Moreover, Im thrilled to have the input from our new Athletes Committee to ensure the money is dispersed in a manner best benefitting triathletes.3rd place: US 1750.ITU will again offer a total of 60,000 per.All together, elite athletes have the opportunity to vie for more than.5 million dollars throughout the 2017 ITU season.The prize money will be paid out after the results of the doping tests have been received.
Penticton ITU Multisport World Championships Festival, held from 18-27 August, will offer a total of 200,000 across Aquathlon, Duathlon, Cross Triathlon, and Long Distance Triathlon World Championship events.
The prize money will attract a strong field of athletes from around the world to compete during the ten-day festival.Will be distributed equally to the men and women as follows: 1st place: US 5000.Im very pleased to be able to offer athletes more money, which will be reflected in the bonus pool, said ITU President IOC Member Marisol Casado.No prizes will be sent by mail.ITU World Triathlon Series by 100,000 USD, with a total of 855,000 available to the top 35 men and women.With an additional six World Cups on the ITU circuit than previous years and with the boost to the WTS prize money, the sum for the two series comes to nearly.5 million dollars.Athletes will also vie for 70,000 at the ITU Mixed Relay World Championships.The overall prize pool.385 million.
We are thrilled that prize purses will be available at all our major races at the inaugural ITU Multisport World Championships Festival in Penticton this summer, says Michael Brown, the events Executive Director.