Men's 400m Freestyle Olympic Odds
Which swimmer can emerge from the pack to win gold in the Men’s 400-meter Freestyle at the Rio Summer Olympics?
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Sun Yang is the favorite, as he has -120 odds to win. Other short odds to prevail are Mack Horton (+165) and James Guy (+700). The Rio Olympics take place from August 5-21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Yang competes for China. He won two gold medals at the 2012 Olympics, winning the 400-meter and 1,500-meter freestyle events. He has also since won the 2013 and 2015 World Championships in this distance. His top time in this event is 3:40.14.
Horton competes for Australia. This will be his first Olympic Games. He was the 2013 World Junior Champion in this event and he comes into the Olympics with a top time of 3:41.65.
Guy competes for Great Britain. This will be his first Olympics as well. He is coming off a second-place finish at the 2015 World Championships where he came in with a time of 3:43.75. He also took third at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.