2012 Summer Olympics Track Odds – Men’s 200 Meter – Bolt Favored Print
Written by Drew Sharper   
Wednesday, 11 July 2012 07:00
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Men's 200M Dash Olympic Odds


LONDON, England (TheSpread) – Usain Bolt will look to continue his dominance on the track at the 2012 Olympics when he competes in the 200 Meter Dash. Here is a look at the odds to win this event.

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According to oddsmakers, Bolt is the favorite in this event, as he has odds of -175 to win. The only other sprinter with short odds is fellow Jamaican, Yohan Blake, who has odds of +162. American Wallace Spearmon Jr. is the next shortest odds at +1200.

Bolt is the defending Olympic winner in this event. He also won the 2011 world championship in the 2000 and the 2009 title. He is a three-time gold medal winner in sprinting events and holds the world record in the 200 and 100.

Blake is the defending world champion in the 100 after Bolt was disqualified, but Blake is competing in his first Olympic games. He has yet to claim a world title of any kind in the 200.

Spearmon Jr. is a two-time outdoor NCAA champion in the 200. He took third in the 2008 Olympics but was later disqualified for stepping out of his lane, thus losing his medal.He placed third in the 200 in the 2009 and 2007 World Championships.

The 2012 Summer Olympics will take place from London, England from July 27 through August 12. For the complete odds for which track athlete will win the gold medal in Men’s 200 Meter Dash, see below.

2012 Summer Olympics – Men’s 200 Meter Dash – Odds To Win Gold

Usain Bolt (JAM) -175

Yohan Blake (JAM) +162

Wallace Spearmon Jr (USA) +1200

Churandy Martina (NED) +2000

Christophe Lemaitre (FRA) +5000

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