Olympic Men's High Jump Odds


LONDON, England (TheSpread) – The Men’s High Jump at the 2012 Olympics will crown the best leaper in the world. Here is a look at the odds to win this event.

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According to oddsmakers, Russia’s Ivan Ukhov is the favorite to win, as he has 5/2 odds to claim the gold. Other short odds to win are America’s Jesse Williams (10/3) and Russia’s Andrey Silnov (4/1).

Ukhov is 26 years old and competing in his first Olympics. He was the 2010 World Indoor Champion in the high jump and then placed third in 2012. He was the 2011 European Indoor Champion for the high jump.

Williams is 28 years old entering the Olympics. He is competing in his first Olympic Games but is the 2011 World Outdoor Champion and the current United States Indoor & Outdoor Champion in the high jump.

Silnov is 27 years old as the Olympics begin. He was the 2008 Olympic gold medal winner in the high jump. He has most recently placed second at the World Indoor Championship.

The 2012 Summer Olympics will take place from London, England from July 27 through August 12 of this summer. For the complete odds for which athlete will win the gold medal in Men’s High Jump, see below.

2012 Summer Olympics – Men’s High Jump – Odds To Win Gold

Ivan Ukhov (RUS) 5/2 

Jesse Williams (USA) 10/3 

Andrey Silnov (RUS) 4/1 

Robert Grabarz (GBR) 6/1 

Dimitrios Chondrokoukis (GRE) 13/2 

Erik Kynard Jr (USA) 10/1 

Aleksey Dmitrik (RUS) 12/1 

Trevor Barry (BAH) 20/1

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