Women's 400 Olympic Odds
LONDON, England (TheSpread) – The Americans have a shot at gold in the Women’s 400 Meter at the 2012 Olympics. Here is a look at the odds to win this event in London.
According to oddsmakers, American Sanya Richards-Ross is the favorite to win this event, as she has 2/3 odds. Other short odds to win are Amantle Montsho (10/3) of Botswana and Antonina Krivoshapka (4/1) of Russia.
Ross is 27 and a two-time gold medal winner. She won a gold in 2004 and 2008 for the 4x400 relay. In the 2008 games, she finished third in the 400 meter dash. She won the 2009 world championship in the 400 and is part of the defending world championship team in the 4x400 relay. She also holds the 2012 World Indoor Championship for the 400.
Montsho is 29 years old and the 2011 World Champion in the 400 dash. She competed in the 2004 and 2008 Olympics, but didn’t medal in either one. She is the African Champion in the 400 dash as well.
Krivoshapka will be 25 entering the Olympics and she will competing in her first Olympic Games. She was the 2009 bronze medalist in the 400 at the World Championships and the gold medal winner in the 2009 European Indoor Championships for this event.
The 2012 Summer Olympics will take place from London, England from July 27 through August 12. For the complete odds for which track athlete will win the gold medal in the Women’s 400 Meter Dash, see below.
2012 Summer Olympics – Women’s 400 Meter – Odds To Win Gold
Sanya Richards-Ross (USA) 2/3
Amantle Montsho (BOT) 10/3
Antonina Krivoshapka (RUS) 4/1
Novlene Williams-Mills (JAM) 12/1
Yuliya Gushchina (RUS) 14/1
Christine Ohuruogu (GBR) 20/1
Dee Dee Trotter (USA) 25/1
Francena McCorory (USA) 25/1
Rosemarie Whyte (JAM) 66/1
Shana Cox (GBR) 150/1