Men's Skiathlon Olympic Odds


SOCHI, Russia (The Spread) – The Men’s Skiathlon is one of the top endurance events of the 2014 Olympics. Here is a look at the odds to win gold in the event.

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According to oddsmakers from, Petter Northug is the clear favorite, as he has 6/5 odds. Other short odds to win are Martin Johnsrud Sundby (6/1), Dario Cologna (7/1) and Maxim Vylegzhanin (7/1).

Northug competes for Norway. He is a former Olympic gold medal winner in other skiing events. He won the world championship in skiathlon in 2009 and 2011 and will be seeking the gold in this new Olympic event.

Sundby competes for Norway. He is seeking his first Olympic gold medal of any kind. He has not medaled in the world championships in this event.

Cologna competes for Switzerland. He has won a previous Olympic gold medal.. He has also not medaled in the event at the world championships.

Vylegzhanin competes for Russia. Like the others, he is seeking his first Olympic gold medal and he also has not placed at the world championships in skiathlon.

Bet on Sochi Olympics Odds

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 Skiathlon in Cross Country Skiing at the event, see blow.

2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing Odds – Men’s Skiathlon

Petter Northug 6/5 

Martin Johnsrud Sundby 6/1 

Dario Cologna 7/1 

Maxim Vylegzhanin 7/1 

Alexander Legkov 11/1 

Alex Harvey 20/1 

Marcus Hellner 25/1 

Alexey Poltoranin 33/1 

Calle Halfvarsson 33/1 

Chris Jespersen 33/1 

Ilia Chernousov 33/1 

Johan Olsson 33/1 

Sjur Roethe 33/1 

Matti Heikkinen 40/1 

Lukas Bauer 50/1 

Maurice Manificat 50/1 

Devon Kershaw 66/1 

Evgeniy Below 66/1 

Daniel Rickardsson 80/1

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