Men's Long Jump Odds
Which male will prove to have the leaping skills to win gold at the Rio Summer Olympics in the Long Jump? Get the latest odds.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Greg Rutherford is favored to win, as he has +170 odds. Other short odds to prevail are Jarrion Lawson (+275) and Jeff Henderson (+320). The Rio Olympics continue today through Aug. 21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Rutherford competes for Great Britain. He won the gold medal at the 2012 Olympics. He also recently won the 2015 World Championship and 2016 European Championship. His personal best is 8.51 meters.
Lawson competes for the United States. This is his first Olympic Games. He took third at the World Junior Championships in 2012. His top jump is 8.58 meters, which he completed at the US Olympic Trials.
Henderson competes for the United States as well. He won the 2015 Pan American Games and the 2014 USA Outdoor Championships. His top jump is 8.59 meters, which he set at the US Olympic Trials.