|Sochi Winter Olympics Short Track Speed Skating Odds – Men’s 500m|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Saturday, 08 February 2014 08:00|
Men's 500m Short Track Odds
SOCHI, Russia (The Spread) – The Men’s 500 Meter in short track speed skating at the 2014 Olympics looks to be a wide open race. Here is a look at the odds to win the gold in this event.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Victor Ahn is favored to win gold, as he has 11/8 odds. Other short odds to win are Charles Hamelin (9/4) and Wenhao Liang (6/1).
Ahn competes for South Korea. He took home the 2006 bronze medal in this distance back in 2006. He finished with the silver in the 2013 world championship in this distance.
Hamelin competes for Canada. He won the Olympic gold medal in this distance back in 2006 and also won the 2007 and 2009 world championship while taking second in 20012 and 2008.
Liang competes for China. He is seeking his first Olympic medal in short track, but he is the 2010 and 2013 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 500m in short track speed skating at the event, see blow.
2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Short Track Speed Skating Odds – Men’s 500m
Victor Ahn 11/8
Charles Hamelin 9/4
Wenhao Liang 6/1
Dajing Wu 13/2
Vladmir Grigorev 13/2
Jean Olivier 16/1
J.R. Celski 22/1
Freek Van Der Wart 25/1
Charle Cournoyer 33/1
Han-Bin Lee 33/1
Robert Seifert 33/1
Sin DaWoon 33/1
Eduardo Alvarez 40/1
Niels Kerstholt 40/1
Jack Whelbourne 80/1