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2022 FINA World Championships Will Award At Least $5.72 Million in Prize Money

FINA has announced a prize pool of $5.72 million, plus a  $50,000-per-World-Record bonus, for the ad hoc 2022 World Aquatics Championships…


Almost $6 Million Up for Grabs at 2019 FINA World Aquatics Championships

Sarah Sjostrom’s 3 gold, 1 silver medal performance at the 2017 World Championships earned her $75,000 in prize money individually.


Katinka Hosszu Leads All Swimmers with $54k in SC Worlds Prize Money

The Hungarian was the biggest earner at the World Championships. Team USA led all nations with almost half-a-million dollars won.


Preisgelder für Kurzbahn WM 2018 fast verdoppelt

Die FINA hat verkündet, dass die Preisgelder für die im Dezember 2018 stattfindenden Kurzbahn Weltmeisterschaften fast verdoppelt werden. Dies wurde…

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FINA Nearly-Doubles Prize Money for 2018 Short Course World Champs

The minimum prize money on offer at the 2018 Short Course World Championships has nearly doubled, FINA announced on Tuesday.


LEN Announces Their Biggest-Ever Prize Pot in 2018

This summer’s European Championships, hosted in Glasgow (above), will have an unprecedented level of financial support from LEN.

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LEN Offers Increased Prize Money for European Aquatics Competitions

The Royal Arena will play host to Europe’s best swimmers in December.

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Prize Money at 2017 FINA World Championships Remains Unchanged*

*The prize money remains basically unchanged – with $1,000 more being given to high diving, although Prize money at the…


Record $5.5 Million in Prize Money Available at 2015 World Championships

If Missy Franklin repeats her 6 gold medal performance from the 2013 World Championships in 2015, she will amass almost $75,000 in FINA prize money alone now that she’s a professional.


At Least $3.2 Million in Prize Money to Be Awarded at 2015 World Championships

If all goes according to plan for U.S. superstar Missy Franklin, the 2015 World Championships will be her first major prize-money meet after turning pro. There will be plenty of cash available for the top 6 finishers in each race, too.


Loaded Entry List for Salnikov Cup to Compete for Attention on Duel in the Pool Weekend

Katinka Hosszu will continue to roll one of the richest prize-money seasons in swimming history into the Salnikov Cup in St. Petersburg, Russia.


Romano, Dwyer top money-earners on Arena Grand Prix circuit after Minneapolis

Megan Romano leads all money-earners after one stop of the Arena Grand Prix circuit, taking in a neat $2000 for four wins in Minneapolis. The top earner on the men’s side is Conor Dwyer, who picked up $1600 for two wins and two second places.

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Duel In the Pool has $120,000 in Prize Money; NBC to Tape-Delay

Event winners from the 2013 Duel in the Pool stand to walk away with some serious cash. (Ranomi Kromowidjojo won the 100 free in 2011)

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Universal Sports Network and USA Swimming Extend Television Partnership Through 2016

“The deal includes exclusive coverage of the Grand Prix Series, begining with The Austin Grand Prix, January 18-20. Olympic Gold Medalists Missy Franklin and Ryan Lochte will headline!” (Photo Credit: USAs)


USA Swimming Announces $150,000 in Grand Prix Prize Money

Tyler Clary will be among the athletes competing at the Austin Grand Prix, which will begin a new era in the series. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/