|Sochi Winter Olympics Cross Country Ski Odds – Women’s 10km Classic|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 16 January 2014 13:00|
Women's 10k Classic Olympic Odds
SOCHI, Russia (The Spread) – The Women’s 10km Classic in Cross Country Skiing appears to be a two-horse race at the Sochi Olympics. Here is a look at the odds to win gold in this event.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Justyna Kowalczyk is the clear favorite to win, as she has 4/7 odds. Other short odds to win are Marit Bjorgen (2/1) and Therese Johaug (13/2).
Kowalczyk is from Poland and she competed in the 2010 games, taking home three cross country skiing medals, but none in the 10km classic. She did take silver in this event at the 2011 work championships.
Bjorgen is from Norway and she has won three Olympic gold medals in cross country skiing, but none for this event. She took silver in this event back in 2006. She won the 2011 world championship for the 10km classic.
Johaug is also from Norway and she has had a lot of success in cross country skiing from the junior worlds up to the Olympics. She is seeking her first world championship of any kind in this event at the Olympics.
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 10km Classic in Cross Country Skiing at the event, see blow.
2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing Odds – Women’s 10km Classic
Justyna Kowalczyk 4/7
Marit Bjorgen 2/1
Therese Johaug 13/2
Charlotte Kalla 12/1
Astrid Jacobsen 40/1
Heidi Weng 40/1
Anne Kylloenen 50/1
Krista Lahteenmaki 50/1
Yulia Tchekaleva 50/1
Kerttu Niskanen 66/1
Kristin Steira 66/1