Prize Money in Biathlon World Cup 2022-2023

Prize Money in Biathlon World Cup 2022/23 – Huge amounts waiting for athletes


In Biathlon World Cup 2022-2023 the amount of prize money is over 7 million euros. Check out the prize money table!
Etusuora: 14.10.2022 13:14Biathlon
Prize Money in Biathlon World Cup 2022/23 – Huge amounts waiting for athletes
Photo: Julia Sadykova.
Dorothea Wierer.
The amount of prize money has been rising in Biathlon World Cup in recent years, unlike in cross-country skiing. The biggest prize sums are devided in biathlon world championships, which are also included in the world cup.

Since 2018-2019 the total amount of prize money has been 7 million euros each season.

Prize money in Biathlon World Cup 2022-2023


In individual races the top 30 instead of previous top 20 get their hands on the prize money. The winner of each event in the World Cup is rewarded with 15 000 euros, whereas the winner of the overall World Cup receives 28 000 euros. By winning an overall World Cup title in one discipline (sprint, mass start, pursuit) one receives 10 000 euros.

Individual events

Pos
1.15 000
2.12 000
3.9 000
4.7 000
5.6 000
6.5 000
7.4 500
8.4 000
9.3 500
10.3 250
11.3 000
12.2 750
13.2 500
14.2 250
15.2 000
16.1 800
17.1 600
18.1 400
19.1 200
20.1 000
21.900
22.800
23.700
24.600
25.500
26.400
27.350
28.300
29.250
30.200

Overall Cup

Pos
1.28 000
2.23 000
3.18 000
4.15 000
5.13 000
6.10 000
7.9 000
8.8 000
9.7 000
10.6 000



The winning team in a four athlete relay receives a total of 26 000 euros (to share), which means 6 500 euros per person. Single mixed relay’s winning duo receive 6 500 euros each. Top six of each relay are rewarded.

At the end of the season ten best countries (Nations Cup) will be rewarded with prize sums for women and men. The best country will get 50 000 euros and even the 10th best country receives a nice sum, 11 000 euros.

In Biathlon World Cup the athletes also receive a so-called bib-bonus, which means that the leader of the total cup and each race format (pursuit, sprint, mass start etc.) is rewarded with 1000 euro bonus for each start.

Relay & Mixed Relay

Pos
1.26 000
2.20 000
3.16 000
4.12 000
5.8 000
6.6 000
7.4 000
8.2 000

Single Mixed Relay

Pos
1.13 000
2.10 000
3.8 000
4.6 000
5.4 000
6.3 000
7.2 000
8.1 000



The prize money in Biathlon World Championships



Besides medals, extra earnings is a good motivation for the athletes in the Biathlon World Championships, where 140 800 euros is rewarded in one start. The total sum is divided between 15 athletes to finish first. The top three receive 25 000, 19 000 and 14 000 euros.

The prize sums are nice in the relays as well, since the winning team is rewarded with 30 000 euros. The top eight countries in single mixed relay are also rewarded, and the winning duo receives 7 500 euros each.

Individual events

Pos
1.25 000
2.19 000
3.14 000
4.10 000
5.8 000
6.7 000
7.6 000
8.5 000
9.4 500
10.4 000
11.3 800
12.3 600
13.3 400
14.3 200
15.3 000
16.2 800
17.2 600
18.2 400
19.2 200
20.2 000
21.1 800
22.1 600
23.1 400
24.1 200
25.1 000
26.800
27.600
28.400
29.300
30.200


Relays and mixed relay

Pos
1.30 000
2.24 000
3.20 000
4.16 000
5.13 000
6.10 000
7.8 000
8.6 000

Single mixed relay

Pos
1.15 000
2.12 000
3.10 000
4.8 000
5.6 500
6.5 000
7.4 000
8.3 000

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