|Sochi Winter Olympics Speed Skating Odds – Men’s 10000m – Kramer Favored|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Tuesday, 04 February 2014 17:00|
Men's 10000m Speed Skating Odds
SOCHI, Russia (The Spread) – The Men’s 10,000 meter speed skating event at the 2014 Olympics will be a test of endurance. Here is a look at the odds to win this event.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Sven Kramer is the clear favorite to win, as he has 1/5 odds. Other short odds to win are Jorrit Bergsma (7/2) and Bob de Jong (13/2).
Kramer competes for the Netherlands and is one of the best all-around speed skaters in the world. He has yet to medal in the Olympics in this event, but won the 2009, 2008 and 2007 world title in the distance and placed second at the 2013 world championship.
Bergsma competes for the Netherlands. He has yet to claim an Olympic medal in his career. But he finished second in the 2012 world championship for the 10,000 meter.
De Jong competes for The Netherlands as well. He won the gold medal in the 2006 Olympics for this event and won bronze in 2010. He is also the 2012 and 2011 world champion in this distance.
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 10000m in speed skating at the event, see blow.
2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Speed Skating Odds – Men’s 10000m
Sven Kramer 1/5
Jorrit Bergsma 7/2
Bob De Jong 13/2
Ivan Skobrev 22/1
Seung-Hoon Lee 28/1
Havard Bokko 48/1
Bart Swings 50/1
Jonathan Kuck 50/1