Sochi Winter Olympics Speed Skating Odds – Men’s 5000m – Kramer Favored Print
Written by Drew Sharper   
Thursday, 30 January 2014 09:00
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Men's 5000m Speed Skating Odds


SOCHI, Russia (The Spread) – The Men’s 5000-meter speed skating race at the 2014 Olympics looks to be somewhat of a foregone conclusion. Here is a look at the odds to win gold in this event.

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According to oddsmakers from, Sven Kramer is the clear favorite to win, as he has 1/7 odds. Other short odds to win are Jorrit Bergsma (5/1) and Ivan Skobrev (8/1).

Kramer competes for the Netherlands and he won the gold in the 2010 Olympics for the 5000 meter. He also took home silver at the 2006 games in the event. He won the 2013 and 2012 world championship in this event as well.

Bergsma competes for the Netherlands as well. He has yet to claim an Olympic medal in his career, but he finished second to Kramer in the 2013 world championship in the 5000 meter.

Skobrev competes for Russia. He won the bronze at the 2010 Olympic games for this event and he finished third in the 2011 world championship for the 5000 meter.

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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 5000m in speed skating at the event, see blow.

2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Speed Skating Odds – Men’s 5000m

Sven Kramer 1/7 

Jorrit Bergsma 5/1 

Ivan Skobrev 8/1 

Seung-Hoon Lee 16/1 

Jonathan Kuck 50/1 

Bart Swings 40/1 

Jan Blokhuijsen 20/1 

Sverre Lunde Pedersen 40/1 

Denis Yuskov 50/1

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