Women's 1500m Run Olympic Odds
Which female will have the top mile time at the Rio Summer Olympics? Here is a look at the odds to win the Women’s 1,500-meter Run.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon is the favorite to win, as she has odds of -120 to win. Other short odds to win are Genzebe Dibaba (-115) and Laura Muir (+900). The Rio Olympics take place from August 5-21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Kipyegon competes for Kenya. She is taking part in her first Olympics Games. She has won the 2012 World Junior Championship and the 2014 Commonwealth Games in the mile while finishing second at the 2015 World Championships. Her top time in the event is 3:56.41.
Dibaba competes for Ethiopia. She is the 2015 World Champion in the mile and also won the 2012 World Indoor Championship. She holds the world record in this event with a time of 3:50.07.
Muir competes for Great Britain. She is also competing in her first Olympic Games. She placed fifth at the 2015 World Championships. Her top time in this event is 3:57.49.