2012 Olympics – Rowing Odds – Great Britain & New Zealand Favored Print
Written by Drew Sharper   
Saturday, 21 July 2012 13:00
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Olympic Rowing Odds

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LONDON, England (TheSpread) – There are 14 Rowing events to be held at the 2012 Olympics. Here is a look at the odds to win gold in each of the competitions.

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In a general look at the odds, the countries with the most to gain at this Olympics appears to be Great Britain and New Zealand. Of the 14 events, New Zealand is favored to win gold in four of them, while the host country of Great Britain is favored in four events as well. For the United States, it is favored in just one event, that is the Women’s Eight, in which the United States has 1/4 odds to claim gold.

Of the countries that still exist, the United States has claimed the most gold medals (31) and overall medals (84) in rowing in Olympic history. Great Britain has won 24 gold medals in rowing while New Zealand has claimed just six. At the 2008 games, Great Britain claimed six medals in 14 events, including two golds. The United States earned one gold (Women’s Eight) and had a total of three medals.

In the 2011 World Championships, which features a total of 22 events instead of 14, Great Britain managed to claim the most victories, with five, while New Zealand won four events. The United States won gold in two (Women’s Eight & Women’s Four).

In the individual events, New Zealand’s Mahe Drysdale is favored to win Men’s Single Sculls, as he has 3/2 odds. In Women’s Single Sculls, Ekaterina Karsten Khodotovich of Belarus is favored with 11/10 odds. Drysdale won the bronze medal at the 2008 Olympics and is he is the 2011 World Champion in this event. Khodotovich has competed in four Olympics already and won gold in 1996 and 2000, while taking silver in 2004 and bronze in 2008.

The 2012 Summer Olympics will take place from London, England from July 27 through August 12 of this summer. For the complete odds to win each Rowing Event, see below.

2012 Summer Olympics – Rowing Event Odds

Men's Single Sculls

Mahe Drysdale (NZL) 3/2

Ondrej Synek (CZE) 7/4

Alan Campbell (GBR) 9/1

Marcel Hacker (GER) 9/1

Angel Fournier Rodriguez (CUB) 12/1

Lassi Karonen (SWE) 14/1

Olaf Tufte (NOR) 14/1

Zhang Liang (CHN) 16/1

Tim Maeyens (BEL) 40/1

Kenneth Jurkowski (USA) 50/1

Malcom Howard (CAN) 50/1

Mindaugas Griskonis (LTU) 50/1

Men's Pairs

New Zealand 2/9

Great Britain 6/1

Canada 7/1

Germany 8/1

Greece 16/1

Italy 25/1

Australia 33/1

Netherlands 66/1

USA 80/1

France 100/1

Hungary 100/1

Poland 100/1

Serbia 100/1

Men's Double Sculls

New Zealand 11/8

Germany 7/4

Norway 7/1

Australia 8/1

Great Britain 9/1

France 12/1

Estonia 18/1

Slovenia 20/1

Lithuania 40/1

Argentina 50/1

USA 50/1

Men's Lightweight Double Sculls

New Zealand 8/5

Great Britain 11/4

France 4/1

Denmark 10/1

Italy 10/1

Germany 14/1

Greece 14/1

China 25/1

Canada 33/1

Norway 50/1

Portugal 80/1

Men's Fours

Great Britain 4/7

Australia 15/8

Greece 7/1

Germany 12/1

Belarus 25/1

New Zealand 25/1

USA 28/1

Canada 33/1

Netherlands 33/1

Italy 100/1

Serbia 125/1

Men's Lightweight Four

Great Britain 3/2

Australia 3/1

Denmark 3/1

Italy 4/1

China 10/1

Germany 20/1

Switzerland 40/1

Netherlands 50/1

Poland 50/1

Czech Republic 66/1

France 66/1

USA 80/1

South Africa 100/1

Men's Quadruple Sculls

Croatia 3/2

Germany 11/4

Australia 3/1

Poland 8/1

Great Britain 12/1

Russia 18/1

Estonia 20/1

Italy 28/1

Switzerland 33/1

USA 33/1

New Zealand 50/1

France 66/1

Ukraine 100/1

Men's Eight

Germany 2/9

Great Britain 9/2

Canada 15/2

Netherlands 20/1

Australia 28/1

USA 40/1

Poland 50/1

Ukraine 80/1

Women's Single Sculls

Ekaterina Karsten Khodotovich (BLR) 11/10

Mirka Knapkova (CZE) 7/2

Zhang Xiuyun (CHN) 3/1

Emma Twigg (NZL) 6/1

Frida Svensson (SWE) 20/1

Nataliya Mustafayeva (AZE) 28/1

Annekatrin Thiele (GER) 28/1

Iva Obradovic (SRB) 50/1

Jitka Antosova (CZE) 50/1

Julia Levina (RUS) 66/1

Women's Pairs

Great Britain Women 2/3

New Zealand Women 3/2

USA Women 7/1

Romania Women 18/1

Australia Women 20/1

China Women 22/1

South Africa 50/1

Germany Women 66/1

Netherlands Women 66/1

Argentina Women 100/1

Italy Women 100/1

Women's Lightweight Double Sculls

Greece Women 5/2

Canada Women 3/1

Great Britain Women 9/2

China Women 5/1

New Zealand Women 5/1

USA Women 14/1

Denmark Women 20/1

Germany Women 25/1

Australia Women 33/1

Netherlands Women 66/1

Japan Women 100/1

South Korea Women 100/1

Women's Double Sculls

Great Britain Women 3/10

Australia Women 11/4

Poland Women 14/1

Germany Women 25/1

New Zealand Women 25/1

Ukraine Women 33/1

Czech Republic Women 50/1

USA Women 50/1

China Women 66/1

Netherlands Women 100/1

Women's Quadruple Sculls

Ukraine Women 4/7

Germany Women 13/8

USA Women 8/1

Great Britain Women 10/1

New Zealand Women 25/1

Australia Women 40/1

China Women 40/1

Netherlands Women 66/1

Poland Women 100/1

Women's Eight

USA Women 1/4

Canada Women 11/4

Great Britain Women 20/1

Netherlands Women 28/1

Romania Women 28/1

Germany Women 66/1

Australia Women 100/1

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