|Sochi Winter Olympics Short Track Speed Skating Odds – Women’s 500m|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 07 February 2014 11:00|
Women's 500m Short Track Odds
SOCHI, Russia (The Spread) – The Women’s 500 Meter in short track speed skating at the 2014 Olympics has plenty of contenders. Here is a look at the odds to claim gold in the event.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Kexin Fan is the favorite to win gold, as she has 13/8 odds. Other short odds to win are Seung-Hi Park (4/1), Arianna Fontana (11/2) and Suk Hee Shim (11/2).
Fan competes for China. She is the 2011 and 2012 world champion in this distance and she placed third in 2013. She is seeking her first Olympic medal.
Park competes for South Korea. She has won a pair of bronze medals, but not in the 500. She finished second in the 500 at the 2013 world championship.
Fontana competes for Italy. She won a bronze medal at the 2010 Olympics in the 500 and placed second in the event at the 2012 and 2011 world championships.
Shim competes for South Korea. She is seeking her first Olympic medal of any kind. She has yet to medal in the world championships in this distance as well.
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 500m in short track speed skating at the event, see blow.
2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Short Track Speed Skating Odds – Women’s 500m
Kexin Fan 13/8
Seung-Hi Park 4/1
Arianna Fontana 11/2
Suk Hee Shim 11/2
Mariane St-Gelais 7/1
Qiuhong Liu 11/1
Martina Valcepina 12/1
Sofia Prosvirnova 20/1
Valerie Maltais 20/1
Tatiana Borodulina 22/1
Elise Christie 40/1
Jorien ter Mors 50/1
Yara van Krekhof 66/1
Veronique Pierron 80/1
Alyson Dudek 100/1
Jessica Hewitt 100/1
Jessica Smith 100/1