The World Triathlon Executive Board has approved the allocation of 120.000 dollars in prizes for Test Event to be held in Paris this coming month of August.
This event will feature participation of the best triathletes in the world, who will compete on the courses of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The men's and women's individual races will each offer $30.000 in prize money, while the Paratriathlon event will feature a total of $60.000 distributed equally between the male and female Para triathlete categories.
|men's individual races||$30,000|
|women's individual races||$30,000|
|Para Cup (evenly distributed between the male and female Para triathlete categories)||$60,000|
Importance of the Event
This test event in Paris is of great importance for athletes seeking to qualify for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
While there is no price tag that can be put on an Olympic or Paralympic medal, the chance of earning qualifying points for Paris 2024 is a great goal for athletes.
Increase in Prize Money
In 2023, a total of 3,60 million dollars in the Series and Finals of the World Triathlon Championship, the Mixed Relay and World Cup races, Multisport and the test event in Paris.
This represents a significant increase compared to the $2,96 million distributed in 2022.
Paris, the host city of the 2024 Olympic Games, It is known worldwide for its rich history, vibrant culture, and architectural beauty.
Athletes and spectators will be able to enjoy the many attractions of the city, such as the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Museum and the Notre Dame Cathedral.
In addition, the city is famous for its gastronomy, its fashion and its nightlife.