Women's Slalom Odds
SOCHI, Russia (The Spread) – The Women’s Slalom at the 2014 Olympics could have an American claim gold. Here is a look at the odds to win this event.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Mikaela Shiffrin is favored to win this event, as she has 1/1 odds. Other short odds to win are Marlies Schild (11/4), Maria Hoefl-Riesch (9/1) and Maria Pietilae-Holmner (9/1).
Shriffin is just 18 and competes for the United States. This will be her first Olympic games, but she is the 2013 world champion in slalom.
Schild competes for Austria. She has medaled in the last two Olympics for slalom, earning silver in 2010 and bronze in 2006. She was the 2011 world champion in slalom.
Riesch competes for Germany. She won the 2010 Olympic gold in this event and also in combined. She also won the 2009 world champion for slalom.
Holmner competes for Sweden. She has yet to win an Olympic medal for skiing, but did place third at the 2011 world championships for slalom.
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 Women’s Slalom in Alpine Skiing at the event, see blow.
2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing Odds – Women’s Slalom
Mikaela Shiffrin 1/1
Marlies Schild 11/4
Maria Hoefl-Riesch 9/1
Maria Pietilae-Holmner 9/1
Frida Hansdotter 10/1
Tina Maze 14/1
Kathrin Zettel 20/1
Wendy Holdener 25/1
Bernadette Schild 33/1
Marie-Michele Gagnon 33/1
Michaela Kirchgasser 33/1
Nina Loseth 33/1
Christina Geiger 50/1
Tanja Poutiainen 50/1