Men's 1000 meter Olympic Odds
SOCHI, Russia (The Spread) – The Men’s 1000-meter at the 2014 Olympics may see an American claim the gold. Here is a look at the odds to win this event.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Shani Davis is the favorite to win this event, as he has 1/1 odds. Other short odds to win are Brian Hansen (7/2) and Stefan Groothuis (8/1).
Davis competes for the United States and he is looking to win his third consecutive Olympic gold medal in this event. He also won the 2007, 2008 and 2011 world title in this distance.
Hansen also competes for the United State. He has yet to win an Olympic medal in this event and has also not placed that the world championships in the 1000 meter. He did earn a silver medal in the team pursuit in the 2010 Olympics.
Groothuis competes for the Netherlands. He has not won an Olympic medal yet, but he did win the 2012 world championship in the 1000 meter. He also placed third at the 2011 championship.
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 Men’s 1000m in speed skating at the event, see blow.
2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Speed Skating Odds – Men’s 1000m
Shani Davis 1/1
Brian Hansen 7/2
Stefan Groothuis 8/1
Tae-Bum Mo 10/1
Denis Kuzin 10/1
Jamie Gregg 12/1
Mark Tuitert 14/1
Michel Mulder 14/1
Denny Morrison 16/1
Haralds Silvos 20/1
Mitchell Whitmore 25/1
Samuel Schwartz 26/1
Zbigniew Brodka 30/1