|2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Biathlon Odds – Women’s 7.5km Sprint|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Tuesday, 14 January 2014 12:00|
Biathlon Odds - Women's Sprint
SOCHI, Russia (The Spread) – The Women’s Sprint in the Biathlon looks to have a clear favorite at the Sochi Olympics. Here is a look at the odds for this event.
The sprint is a 7.5km race for women that is skied over three laps. Each athlete must shoot twice at any shooting lane. One shot is from a prone position and the other while standing, for a total of 10 shots. Each miss forces the athlete to complete a loop of 150 meters before continuing on to the course.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Darya Domracheva is the clear favorite to win, as she has 11/4 odds. Other short odds to win are Tora Berger (4/1) and Kaisa Makarainen (9/1).
Domracheva competes for Belarus and she has competed in the Olympics before, earning a bronze in the individual race. She won silver in the sprint at the 2012 world championships.
Berger competes for Norway. She has won gold in the Olympics before, but for the individual. She won silver in the 2013 world championship for the sprint.
Makarainen competes for Finland. She competed in the 2010 Olympics in this event and placed 59th. She placed ninth in the 2013 world championships in the sprint and second in 2011.
The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics begin on Thursday, Feb. 6 and run through Sunday, Feb. 23 in Sochi, Russia. For a look at the odds to win gold in Women’s Sprint in the Biathlon at the event, see blow.
2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Biathlon Odds – Women’s Sprint
Darya Domracheva 11/4
Tora Berger 4/1
Kaisa Makarainen 9/1
Gabriela Soukolova 10/1
Anastasyia Kuzmina 16/1
Selina Gasparin 16/1
Miriam Gossner 25/1
Olga Zaitseva 25/1
Andrea Henkel 28/1
Ann K Flatland 28/1
Marie Dorin Habert 33/1
Olena Pidhrushna 40/1
Olga Vilukhina 40/1
Synnove Solemdal 40/1
Laura Dahlmeier 50/1
Magdalena Gwizdon 50/1
Valj Semerenko 50/1
Vita Semerenko 50/1