Men's 1500m Freestyle Olympic Odds

Men’s 1500-meter Freestyle – 8/2/16 Rio Summer Olympics Odds

Which swimmer will have the endurance to take home the gold in the Men’s 1500-meter Freestyle at the upcoming Rio Summer Olympics?

According to oddsmakers at, Gregorio Paltrinieri is the favorite to win, ashe has -170 odds. Other short odds to win are Sun Yang (+165) and Mack Horton (+550). The Rio Olympics take place from August 5-21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Paltrinieri competes for Italy. He is just 21 and coming into his second Olympic Games. He finished fifth at the 2012 Olympics. He has since won the 2015 World Championship in this distance.

Yang competes for China. He is the defending gold-medal winner in this event from the 2012 Olympics. He also won the 2013 World Championship in the 1500-meter freestyle.

Horton competes for Australia. He is competing in his first Olympic Games in August. He was the 2013 World Junior Champion in this distance and he finished second at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. He has yet to place in the World Championships in this distance.

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