Men's 1500m Short Track Odds
SOCHI, Russia (The Spread) – The Men’s 1500 Meter in short track speed skating at the 2014 Olympics has three very strong skaters battling for gold. Here is a look at the odds to win the race.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Charles Hamelin is favored to win the gold, as he has 5/2 odds. Other short odds to win are Lee Han-Bin (11/4) and Victor An (9/2).
Hamelin competes for Canada and he has won a pair of gold medals in his career, but not in the 1500. He finished second in the 1500 at the 2011 world championship and third in 2013.
Bin competes for South Korea. He has had success on the world junior levels, but is looking to break through and win his first Olympic medal.
An competes for Russia. He won the 2006 Olympic gold medal in this distance and he has four world championships, but the last came in 2006.
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 1500m in short track speed skating at the event, see blow.
2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Short Track Speed Skating Odds – Men’s 1500m
Charles Hamelin 5/2
Lee Han-Bin 11/4
Victor An 9/2
Sin Da-Woon 6/1
Sjinkie Knegt 8/1
JR Calski 10/1
Francois Hamelin 16/1
Park Se-Yeong 18/1
Satoshi Sakazume 40/1
Tianyu Han 40/1
Yuzo Takamido 40/1
Niels Kerstholt 66/1
Yuri Confortola 66/1