|2012 Summer Olympics Track Odds – Women’s 100 Hurdles – Pearson Favored|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 11 July 2012 09:00|
Women's 100 Hurdles Olympic Odds
LONDON, England (TheSpread) – The Women’s 100 Meter Hurdles appear to be a slam dunk at the 2012 Olympics. Here is a look at the odds to win the gold in this event.
According to oddsmakers, Sally Pearson of Australia is the clear favorite to win, as she has odds of 1/3 to win. Other short odds to win are Jamaica’s Brigitte Foster Hylton (13/2) and Dawn Harper (7/1) of America.
Pearson won the silver medal in the 2008 Olympics. She has since won the 2011 World Championship and 2012 Indoor World Championship in this event.
Hylton has competed in a number of Olympic games, but has never medaled. She took eighth in 2000 and sixth in 2008. She did win the 2009 world championship in this event.
Harper is the defending Olympic champion, winning gold in 2008. She most recently won the bronze in this event in the 2011 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 the Women’s 100 Meter Hurdles, see below.
2012 Summer Olympics – Women’s 100 Meter Hurdles – Odds To Win Gold
Sally Pearson (AUS) 1/3
Brigitte Foster Hylton (JAM) 13/2
Dawn Harper (USA) 7/1
Kellie Wells (USA) 8/1
Tiffany Porter (GBR) 20/1
Priscilla Lopes Schliep (CAN) 33/1
Phylicia George (CAN) 66/1
Nikkita Holder (CAN) 100/1