|2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Odds: Women’s Skeleton – Yarnold Favored|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Monday, 03 February 2014 17:00|
Women's Skeleton Olympic Odds
SOCHI, Russia (The Spread) – The fastest event in the 2014 Olympics is the Skeleton. Here is a look at the odds to win the gold in the women’s event.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Elizabeth Yarnold is the favorite to win the event, as she has 3/2 odds. Other short odds to win are Noelle Pikus-Pace (2/1) and Shelly Rudman (5/1).
Yarnold competes for Great Britain and seeking her first Olympic medal. She placed third in the 2012 world championship for skeleton and won the 2013-14 World Cup for the event.
Pace competes for the United States. She is seeking her first Olympic medal and comes into the event having taking second in the 2013 world championship. She also won the 2007 world title.
Rudman competes for Great Britain. She won a silver medal in the 2006 Olympics for the event and is the 2013 world champion for skeleton.
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 Skeleton at the event, see blow.
2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Odds – Women’s Skeleton
Elizabeth Yarnold 3/2
Noelle Pikus-Pace 2/1
Shelley Rudman 5/1
Anja Huber 6/1
Sarah Reid 7/1
Marion Thees 12/1
Janine Flock 20/1
Mellisa Hollingsworth 33/1
Elena Nikitina 50/1