THE Olympics get going in Rio today and Coral make Great Britain 7-1 to pick up more than the 29 gold medals they won in London four years ago.
The Brits landed 65 medals overall at the 2012 Games and they are 5-2 with Coral to better that tally in Brazil.
Mo Farah is odds-on at 2-5 to repeat his feat in London by winning gold in the men’s 5000m and the men’s 10,000m. In the women’s heptathlon, there is very little in the betting between Jessica Ennis-Hill and Katarina Johnson-Thompson who can be backed at 13-8 and 2-1 respectively while in the men’s 100m, Usain Bolt is 8-15 to come out on top again.
In cycling, Chris Froome is evens with Coral to add to his Tour de France success this year by winning gold in the men’s time trial, Lizzie Armistead is 9-2 to win the women’s road race, while Jason Kenny can be backed at 7-4 to land the gold medal in the men’s sprint inside the velodrome.
Coral Olympic specials
5-2 Great Britain to better their 65 medals tally of 2012 Olympics
7-1 Great Britain to better their 29 gold medals won in 2012 Olympics
Most gold medals won
1-5 USA, 7-2 China, 66-1 Russia, 80-1 Great Britain, 100-1 Australia, Germany, 150-1 France, 200-1 Bar
Most medals won
1-12 USA, 6-1 China, 50-1 Russia, 100-1 Great Britain, 125-1 Australia, 150-1 Germany, 20-1 Bar
Great Britain total gold medals won
8-11 Under 18.5, Ebs Over 18.5
8-15 Usain Bolt, 13-8 Justin Gatlin, 10-1 Yohan Blake, 16-1 Trayvon Bromwell, 22-1 Bar
2-5 Usain Bolt, 4-1 Justin Gatlin, 6-1 LaShawn Merritt, 20-1 Yohan Blake, 25-1 Bar
8-1 World record to be broken in men’s 100m
12-1 World record to be broken in men’s 200m
1-4 Mo Farah to win gold in men’s 5,000m
1-4 Mo Farah to win gold in men’s 10,000m
2-5 Mo Farah to win gold in the men’s 5000m and men’s 10000m
2-1 Greg Rutherford to win gold in men’s long jump
13-8 Jessica Ennis-Hill, 2-1 Katarina Johnson-Thompson, 3-1 Bar
7-4 Jason Kenny, 3-1 Matthew Glatzer, 5-1 Denis Dmitriev, Gregory Bauge, 10-1 Jeffrey Hoogland, 16-1 Damian Zielinski, Francois Pervis, 33-1 Bar.
Men’s team pursuit
4-7 Great Britain, 6-4 Australia, 14-1 New Zealand, 20-1 Switzerland, 33-1 Denamrk, 50-1 Bar
Women’s team pursuit
4-6 USA, Great Britain, 11-2 Australia, 16-1 Canada, 25-1 New Zealand, 100-1 Poland, 150-1 Bar
Women’s road race
4-1 Anna van der Breggan, 9-2 Lizzie Armitstead, 5-1 Marianne Vos, 11-2 Megan Guarnier, 10-1 Emma Johansson, Evelyn Stevens, 14-1 Elisa Longo Borghini, 16-1 Bar
Men’s time trial
Evs Chris Froome, 13-8 Tom Dumoulin, 6-1 Tony Martin, 8-1 Rohan Dennis, 14-1 Vasil Kiriyenka, 22-1 Fabian Cancellara, 25-1 Primoz Roglic, 33-1 Bar
Men’s 10m platform
11-10 Aisen Chen, 6-5 Bo Qiu, 9-1 Tom Daley, 16-1 David Boudia, 33-1 Bar
11-2 Henrik Stenson, 7 Sergio Garcia, 12 Rickie Fowler, Justin Rose, 14 Bubba Watson, 16 Patrick Reed, Matt Kuchar, 16 Martin Kaymer, 20 Danny Willett, 25 Bar
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