FINA are heading to the sunny cost of Melbourne for the 16th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m). The event will be held at the fantastic Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre (MSAC). The Championships will be staged over 6 days with heats in the morning sessions and the semi-finals and finals in the evening session.

The total prize money for the 16th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) Melbourne 2022 is 2’160’000 US dollars for the best ranked swimmers in individual events and for the best ranked relay teams in relay events. The prize money will be equally distributed to men and women for both individual athletes and relay teams from 1st place to 8th place.

Individual & Relay Events

  • 1st place  - US $ 10’000
  • 2nd place - US $ 8’000
  • 3rd place  - US $ 7’000
  • 4th place  - US $ 6’000
  • 5th place  - US $ 5’000
  • 6th place - US $ 4’000
  • 7th place  - US $ 3’000
  • 8th place - US $ 2’000

There will also US$ 25’000 paid to the swimmers establishing each new World Record during the programme of the Championships. If you would like to read more about this event click here.