Men's 10000m Olympic Odds
The 10,000-meter run for men at the Rio Olympics has a clear favorite. Here is a look at the odds to win this event.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Mo Farah is the clear favorite to win this event, as he has odds of -400 to win. Other short odds to prevail are Geoffrey Kipsang (+450) and Muktar Edris (+1000). The 10,000 meters equals out to about 6.2 miles. The Rio Olympics take place from August 5-21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Farah represents Great Britain. He is the defending Olympic champion in this event, as well as the 5,000 meter run. He has since picked up the World Championship in the 10,000 meter in 2013 and 2015. His personal best in this event in 26:46.57.
Kipsang represents Kenya. He is competing in his first Olympic Games. His personal best in this event is 26:52.65, which he set in 2015. He finished second to Farah in this event at the 2015 World Championships.
Edris competes for Ethiopia. He is set to compete in his first Olympic Games this summer as well. Edris placed 10th in the 10,000 meter at the 2015 World Championships. His top time in this event is 27:27.18, which took place in 2015.