Men's 400m Medley Olympic Odds
The country of Japan appears to have a pair of gold-medal contenders in the 400-meter Medley at the Rio Olympics. Here’s a look at the odds.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Kosuke Hagino is the favorite to win, as he has odds of -250 to prevail. Other short odds are Daiya Seto (+230) and Chase Kalisz (+700). The Rio Olympics take place from August 5-21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Hagino competes for Japan. He earned the bronze medal at the 2012 Olympics in this event and finished second at the 2013 World Championships. His best time in this event is 4:07.61.
Seto also competes for Japan. He is taking part in his first Olympic Games, but he has won the last two World Championships in this event. He also won the 2012 and 2014 Short Course World Championships in this event. His best time is 4:08.50.
Kalisz competes for the United States. He is also competing in his first Olympic Games this month. He finished second at the 2013 World Championship and third in the 2015 World Championships in this event. His top time is 4:09.22.