How Much Money Do CrossFit Games Athletes Make? CrossFit HQ Breaks It Down

August 10, 2015

HQ posted the breakdown of how much money each of the individual athletes took home this year after the 2015 CrossFit Games. What do you guys think about the payout?

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Ben Smith and Katrin Tanja Davidsdottir receive US$275,000 each for earning the title Fittest on Earth.

Second and third places on the individual podium receive $90,000 and $60,000 each. Fourth to 20th-place finishers in the men’s and women’s divisions earn cash payouts from $30,000 to $2,000.

In addition to cash payouts for overall placement, individual athletes receive $3,000 for a first-place finish in an event, $2,000 for a second-place finish and $1,000 for a third-place finish.

The numbers below represent the podium earning plus top three event finishes.

Individual Men
1. @bsmit13 – $285,000
2. @mathewfras – $104,000
3. @bk_gudmundsson – $63,000
4. @dan_bailey9 – $38,000
5. @spec1414 – $28,000
6. @scottpanchik – $21,000
7. @colesager35 – $18,000
8. @nohlsen – $18,000
9. @jonnekoski – $16,000
10. @jheppner66 – $15,000
11. @vigneaultalex – $11,000
12. @aaron_hanna – $13,000
13. @alexanderson29 – $9,000
14. @toqueluc – $8,000
15. @bennygarard – $7,000
16. @elijahezmuhammad – $7,000
17. @kev_manuel – $5,000
18. @jonpera – $7,000
19. @taksnaps – $3,000
20. @chad_cole – $4,000
23. @rob_forte – $1,000
25. @_chadmelton_ – $2,000
28. @nickurankar – $2,000
30. @hogberglukas – $3,000
33. @iamkhanporter – $2,000
38. @scalifit – $2,000

Individual Women
1. @katrintanja Davidsdottir – $282,000
2. @tiaclair1 – $91,000
3. @sarasigmunds – $63,000
4. @bicepslikebriggs – $40,000
5. @karawebb1 – $24,000
6. @chynacho – $19,000
7. @liftlikelindsey – $18,000
8. @abbott.the.red – $17,000
9. @321gaux – $16,000
10. @_amandagoodman – $15,000
11. @stacietovar – $11,000
12. @sammywood26 – $11,000
13. @camillelbaz – $12,000
14. @brookeence – $14,000
15. @812crossfitnicole – $8,000
16. @brookewellss – $8,000
17. @holtekristin – $12,000
18. @mich_letendre – $6,000
19. @whitgelin – $4,000
20. @alethea_boon – $4,000
21. @knpearce1 – $3,000
22. @atunnicliffe – $4,000
25. @eakinwale – $3,000
28. @Thurierla – $2,000
35. @lindybarber – $5,000

Affiliate Cup
1. @crossfitmayhemfreedom – $50,000
2. @cfmilford – $30,000
3. @utecrossfit – $15,000

Congratulations to the fittest athletes and teams. #CrossFitGames

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