ANNA MEARES FAVOURITE FOR THREE GOLDS

Online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au has installed Aussie cyclist Anna Meares as the gold medal favourite for the Women’s Sprint and Women’s Keirin events for the upcoming London Olympic Games.

 

Meares is priced at $2.39 for both events, while fierce rival Victoria Pendleton is by far her biggest threat, opened on the second line of betting at $3.08 and $5.95 for the respective events.

 

“We’ve already seen triple the amount of bets for Anna Meares compared to Victoria Pendleton to win Women’s sprint event,” said sportsbet.com.au’s Ben Hawes.

 

Sportsbet.com.au has also installed Meares and her Australian teammates as joint $2.99 favourites with Germany for gold in the Women’s Team print.

 

Australia is on the second line of betting at $4.95 in the Women’s Team Keirin, behind firm favourite Great Britain ($1.29).

 

Markets courtesy of sportsbet.com.au
Women’s Sprint
$2.39 Anna Meares
$3.08 Victoria Pendleton
$7.90 Simona Krupeckaite
$9.40 Lyubov Shulika, Shuang Gui, Olga Panarina
$13.75 Willy Kanis
Others quoted
Women’s Keirin
$2.39 Anna Meares

$5.95 Victoria Pendleton, Simona Krupeckaite, Ekaterina Gnidenko

$10.90 Lyubov Shulika, Shuang Gui
$13.75 Olga Panarina

Others quoted

 

Women’s Team Sprint

$2.99 Australia, Germany
$3.08 Great Britain
$10.90 China
$35 France
$55 Netherlands

 

Women’s Team Keirin

$1.29 Great Britain
$4.95 Australia
$12.75 Canada
$17.75 New Zealand
$25 Netherlands
$30 USA

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