Women's 100 Meter Olympic Odds
LONDON, England (TheSpread) – Like the men, it appears Jamaica is favored to win the gold in the Women’s 100 Meter at the 2012 Olympics. Here is a look at the odds to win this event.
According to oddsmakers, Jamaica’s Shelly Ann Fraser is the favorite to claim gold, as she has 11/8 odds to win. Other short odds to win are Carmelita Jeter (3/2) of the United States and Veronica Campbell Brown (9/2) of Jamaica.
Fraser is the defending gold medal winner at the 2008 Olympics. She has also since won the 2009 World Championship in the 100, but took fourth in this event in the 2011 World Championships.
Jeter is competing in her first Olympic Games. She is the 2011 World Champion in this event and also part of the 4x100 relay team that won the world title.
Brown has competed in the 2004 and 2008 Olympics. She won bronze in the 100 back in 2004 and is a two-time gold medal winner in the 200. She won the 2007 World Championship in the 100 and finished second in 2011.
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 Dash, see below.
2012 Summer Olympics – Women’s 100 Meter – Odds To Win Gold
Shelly Ann Fraser (JAM) 11/8
Carmelita Jeter (USA) 3/2
Veronica Campbell Brown (JAM) 9/2
Allyson Felix (USA) 7/1
Kelly Ann Baptiste (TRI) 14/1
Murielle Ahoure (CIV) 14/1
Kerron Stewart (JAM) 16/1
Tianna Madison (USA) 16/1
Blessing Okagbare (NGA) 50/1
Kimberlyn Duncan (USA) 66/1