Olympic CC Ski Men's Sprint Odds
SOCHI, Russia (The Spread) – The Men’s Sprint at the 2014 Olympics appears to a race this really up for grabs. Here is a look at the odds to win gold in the event.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Petter Northug is the favorite to win, as he has 4/1 odds. Other short odds to win this event are Nikita Kriukov (9/2) and Alexey Pethukov (6/1).
Northug competes for Norway and he won the bronze medal in the sprint at the 2010 Olympics. He has won silver in the last two world championships for this very race.
Kriukov is Russian and he won the gold medal in the sprint in the 2010 Olympics. He also is the defending world champion in the sprint.
Pethukov is also Russian, but his success in the sprint has come at the team level, as he won bronze at the 2010 games in the team sprint and won the 2013 world championship in team sprint. He has not claimed any success individualy on the world level in the sprint.
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 Men’s Sprint in Cross Country Skiing at the event, see blow.
2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing Odds – Men’s Sprint
Petter Northug 4/1
Nikita Kriukov 9/2
Alexey Pethukov 6/1
Anders Gloersen 8/1
Eirik Brandsdal 8/1
Emil Joensson 8/1
Teodor Peterson 8/1
Martti Jyllhae 14/1
Nikolay Morilov 14/1
Ola Vigen Hattestad 16/1
Marcus Hellner 33/1
Federico Pellegrino 40/1
Sondre Turvoll Fossli 40/1
Andrew Newell 50/1
David Hofer 50/1
Gleb Retivykh 66/1