Women's Downhill Olympic Odds
SOCHI, Russia (The Spread) – The Women’s Downhill at the 2014 Olympics could be won by a former gold medalist. Here is a look at the odds to win this event.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Maria Hoefl-Riesch is favored to win the gold, as she has 5/2 odds. Other short odds to win are Tina Maze (7/2) and Tina Weirather (11/2).
Riesch is a two-time gold medal winner from 2010, but she didn’t win in the downhill. She finished third in the 2011 and 2013 world championships for this event.
Maze competes for Slovenia. She won two silver medals at the 2010 Olympics, but neither game in the downhill. She also hasn’t managed to medal in the downhill in any of the world championships.
Weirather competes for Liechtenstein. She is seeking her first Olympic medal in Sochi, but she was the 2007 junior world champion in the downhill. She also placed second in the downhill in the 2012 World Cup season standings.
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 Downhill in Alpine Skiing at the event, see blow.
2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing Odds – Women’s Downhill
Maria Hoefl-Riesch 5/2
Tina Maze 7/2
Tina Weirather 11/2
Elisabeth Goergl 7/1
Anna Fenninger 9/1
Lara Gut 10/1
Marianne Kaufmann-Abderhalden 14/1
Stacey Cook 20/1
Julia Mancuso 25/1
Dominique Gisin 33/1
Daniela Merighetti 50/1
Elena Fanchini 50/1
Viktoria Rebensburg 50/1