|2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Odds: Men’s Skeleton – Dukurs Favored|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Monday, 03 February 2014 19:00|
Men's Skeleton Olympics Odds
SOCHI, Russia (The Spread) – There will be plenty of speed in the Men’s Skeleton at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Here is a look at the odds to win the gold in this event.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Martins Dukurs is the favorite to win the gold in this event, as he has 4/9 odds. Other short odds to win are Alexander Tretiakov (3/2) and Tomass Dukurs (7/1).
Martins Dukurs competes for Latvia. He won the silver medal in the 2010 Olympics for this event and has since won the 2011 and 2012 world championships. He has also won the last five skeleton World Cups.
Tretiakov competes for Russia. He won the bronze medal at the 2010 Olympics for this event and finished second in the 2011 world championship. He followed that up by winning the 2013 world championship.
Tomass Dukurs also competes for Lativa and is the brother of Martins. He is competing in his second Olympic games but seeking his first medal. He finished second in the 2012 and 2014 European skeleton championship.
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 Skeleton at the event, see blow.
2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Odds – Men’s Skeleton
Martins Dukurs 4/9
Alexander Tretiakov 3/2
Tomass Dukurs 7/1
Matt Antoine 10/1
Frank Rommel 20/1
Sergei Chudinov 50/1
Dominic Parsons 66/1
John Daly 66/1
John Fairbairn 66/1