Men's 1000m Short Track Odds
SOCHI, Russia (The Spread) – The Men’s 1000 Meter in short track speed skating at the 2014 Olympics appears to have two frontrunners to win the gold. Here is a look at the odds to win.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Charles Hamelin is favored to win the gold, as he has 2/1 odds. Other short odds to win are Victor An (3/1) while Sjinkie Knegt and Sin Da-Woon each have 8/1 odds.
Hamelin competes for Canada. He has won Olympic gold in the past, but not in the 1000. He has never won a world title in the distance, but finished second in 2007 and 2011 while taking third in 2012 and 2013.
An competes for Russia. He won the Olympic gold medal in this event back in 2006. He has won the world championship in this distance three times, the last coming in 2007.
Knegt competes for the Netherlands. He took second in the 2013 world championship for this distance but is seeking his first Olympic medal.
Woon competes for South Korea. He is the 2013 world champion in the 1000 meter, but he is seeking his first Olympic medal this year.
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 1000m in short track speed skating at the event, see blow.
2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Short Track Speed Skating Odds – Men’s 1000m
Charles Hamelin 2/1
Victor Ann 3/1
Sjinkie Knegt 8/1
Sin Da-Woon 8/1
Dajing Wu 12/1
Wenhao Liang 12/1
Grigorev Vladimir 16/1
Lee Han-Bin 16/1
Tianyu Han 16/1
Oliver Jean 18/1
Niels Kerstholt 20/1
Charle Cournoyer 50/1
Robert Seifert 50/1
Chris Creveling 66/1