|Sochi Winter Olympics Speed Skating Odds – Women’s 1500m – Wust Favored|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Tuesday, 04 February 2014 13:00|
Women's 1500m Speed Skating Odds
SOCHI, Russia (The Spread) – The Women’s 1,500 meter at the 2014 Olympics appears to have a clear favorite to win the gold. Here is a look at the odds to win this race.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Ireen Wust is favored to win the gold, as she has 2/5 odds. Other short odds to win are Lotte van Beek (11/2) and Christine Nesbitt (8/1).
Wust competes for the Netherlands. She won the gold in this event back in 2010 and took home the bronze in 2006. She also has won the 2013 and 2011 world championship in the 1,500.
Van Beek competes for the Netherlands. She is seeking her first Olympic medal. She finished second in the 2013 world championship in this distance.
Nesbitt competes for Canada. She has won a pair of Olympic medals, but never in the 1,500. She did win the 2012 world championship 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 Women’s 1500m in speed skating at the event, see blow.
2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Speed Skating Odds – Women’s 1500m
Ireen Wust 2/5
Lotte van Beek 11/2
Christine Nesbitt 8/1
Jorien ter Mors 9/1
Brittany Bowe 14/1
Heather Richardson 14/1
Marrit Leenstra 14/1
Yekaterina Lobysheva 40/1
Martina Sablikova 50/1