Olympic Women's High Jump Odds


LONDON, England (TheSpread) – The Women’s High Jump at the 2012 Olympics looks to be a battle of two leapers. Here is a look at the odds to win the gold in this event.

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According to oddsmakers, Russia’s Anna Chicherova is the slight favorite to win gold, as she has 8/11 odds while American Chaunte Lowe has 9/4 odds. Russia’s Svetlana Shkolina has the next shortest odds at 10/1.

Chicherova is 30 years old heading to the Olympics. She placed sixth at the 2004 Olympics and then won the bronze at the 2008 games. She is the current Outdoor World Champion in high jump and placed second at the recent World Indoor Championships.

Lowe is 28 years old and she failed to reach the finals in high jump at the 2004 Olympics while placing sixth in the 2008 games. She is the current World Indoor Champion in the high jump.

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 Women’s High Jump, see below.

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

Anna Chicherova (RUS) 8/11

Chaunte Lowe (USA) 9/4

Svetlana Shkolina (RUS) 10/1

Ariane Friedrich (GER) 12/1

Brigetta Barrett (USA) 14/1

Tia Hellebaut (BEL) 14/1

Antionetta Di Martino (ITA) 16/1

Irina Gordeeva (RUS) 18/1

Amy Acuff (USA) 25/1

Emma Green (SWE) 33/1

Tonje Angelsen (NOR) 33/1

Venelina Veneva (BUL) 40/1

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