Gold Medal Recap

The 2010 Winter Olympics provided plenty of memorable moments, here is a look at some of the surprising winners at the games in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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There were plenty of surprises during the Olympic games and perhaps the most surprising result in high-profile event came in Men’s Figure Skating where Evan Lysacek had 8/1 odds to win according to oddsmakers from online sports book Brobury Sports. Lysacek won the gold over Russia’s Evgeni Plushenko, who entered the event with 4/9 odds to win. Lysacek will pay out $800 for those that put a $100 bet on him.

The biggest longshots two win came in Men’s Aerials where Alexei Grishin won with 33/1 odds and in Men’s 1,500M Speed Skating where Mark Tuitert won with 33/1 odds. Each will pay out $3,300 for a $100 bet.
2010 Winter Olympics Gold Medal Winners (Odds to win)
ALPINE SKIING

Men’s Downhill – Didier Defago (15/1)

Men’s Super G – Aksel Lund Svindal (5/1)

Men’s Giant Slalom – Carlo Janka (12/1)

Men’s Slalom – Giuliano Razzoli (18/1)

Men’s Super Combined – Bode Miller (13/2)

Women’s Downhill – Lindsey Vonn (1/1)

Women’s Super G – Andrea Fischbacher (10/1)

Women’s Giant Slalom – Viktoria Rebensburg (17/1)

Women’s Slalom – Maria Riesch (5/1)

Women’s Super Combined – Maria Riesch (7/4)

BIATHLON

Men’s Individual – Emil Hegle Svendsen (2/1)

Men’s Sprint – Vincent Jay (Field 8/1)

Men’s Pursuit – Bjorn Ferry (20/1)

Men’s Mass Start – Evgeny Ustyugov (25/1)

Men’s Relay – Norway (7/4)

Women’s Individual – Tora Berger (15/1)

Women’s Sprint – Anastasiya Kuzmina (20/1)

Women’s Pursuit – Magdalena Neuner (5/1)

Women’s Mass Start – Magdalena Neuner (5/10)

Women’s Relay – Russia (9/5)

BOBSLEIGH

Two-Man – Andre Lange/Kevin Kuske (3/4)

Four-Man – Steven Holcomb/Steve Mesler/Curtis Tomasevicz/Justin Olsen (11/4)

Two-Women – Kaillie Humphries/Heather Moyse (9/4)

CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING

Men’s 15KM Freestyle – Dario Cologna (18/1)

Men’s 30KM Pursuit – Marcus Hellner (20/1)

Men’s 50KM Classic – Petter Northug (2/1)

Men’s 40KM Relay – Sweden (5/1)

Men’s Sprint – Nikita Kriukov (N/A)

Men’s Team Sprint – Norway (N/A)

Women’s 10KM Freestyle – Charlotte Kalla (3/1)

Women’s 15KM Pursuit – Marit Bjorgen (5/1)

Women’s 30KM Classic – Justyna Kowalczyk (3/1)

Women’s 20KM Relay – Norway (9/5)

Women’s Sprint – Marit Bjorgen (N/A)

Women’s Team Sprint – Germany (N/A)

CURLING

Men’s – Canada (4/5)

Women’s – Sweden (5/1)

FIGURE SKATING

Men’s – Evan Lysacek (8/1)

Women’s – Kim Yu-Na (1/2)

Pairs – Shen Xue/Zhao Hongbo (11/10)

Ice Dancing – Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (2/1)

FREESTYLE SKIING

Men’s Moguls – Alexandre Bilodeau (6/1)

Men’s Aerials – Alexei Grishin (33/1)

Men’s Ski Cross – Michael Schmid (10/3)

Women’s Moguls – Hannah Kearney (9/2)

Women’s Aerials – Lydia Lassila (4/1)

Women’s Ski Cross – Ashleigh McIvor (9/2)

ICE HOCKEY

Men’s – Canada (1/2)

Women’s – Canada (8/15)

LUGE

Men’s Singles – Felix Loch (7/1)

Women’s Singles – Tatjana Hufner (7/10)

Doubles – Andreas Linger/Wolfgang Linger (7/2)

NORDIC COMBINED

Large Hill/10KM – Bill Demong (8/1)

Normal Hill/10KM – Jason Lamy Chappuis (11/2)

Team Large Hill Relay – Austria (9/2)

SHORT TRACK SPEED SKATING

Men’s 500M – Charles Hamelin (2/1)

Men’s 1000M – Lee Jung-Su (11/4)

Men’s 1500M – Lee Jung-Su (2/1)

Men’s 5000M Relay – Canada (3/2)

Women’s 500M – Wang Meng (1/4)

Women’s 1000M – Wang Meng (10/11)

Women’s 1500M – Zhou Yang (8/1)

Women’s 3000M Relay – China (8/15)

SKELETON

Men’s – Jon Montgomery (13/5)

Women’s – Amy Williams (14/1)

SKI JUMPING

Normal Hill – Simon Ammann (13/5)

Large Hill – Simon Ammann (9/5)

Team – Austria (3/2)

SNOWBOARDING

Men’s Halfpipe – Shaun White (1/4)

Men’s PGS – Jasey-Jay Anderson (3/1)

Men’s Snowboard Cross – Seth Wescott (8/1)

Women’s Halfpipe – Torah Bright (5/2)

Women’s PGS – Nicolien Sauerbreij (5/2)

Women’s Snowboard Cross – Maelle Ricker (5/2)

SPEED SKATING

Men’s 500M – Mo Tae-Burn (28/1)

Men’s 1000M – Shani Davis (8/15)

Men’s 1500M – Mark Tuitert (33/1)

Men’s 5000M – Sven Kramer (2/5)

Men’s 10000M – Lee Seung-Hoon (15/1)

Men’s Team Pursuit – Canada (N/A)

Women’s 500M – Lee Sang-Hwa (5/1)

Women’s 1000M – Christine Nesbitt (8/15)

Women’s 1500M – Ireen Wust (9/1)

Women’s 3000M – Martina Sablikova (5/6)

Women’s 5000M – Martina Sablikova (3/10)

Women’s Team Pursuit – Germany (N/A)
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Posted: 3/1/10 11:51AM ET

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