James ‘The Missile’ Magnussen has been installed as the $1.33 favourite by online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au to win gold in the Men’s 100m freestyle at the London Olympics.
Such a favourite to win the event, Magnussen’s nearest rivals in the market, fellow Aussie James Roberts and Brazilian Cesar Cielo, are at a distant $7.00.
“It will take something very special to stop Magnussen from winning the 100m freestyle Gold medal in London,” sportsbet.com.au’s Ben Hawes said.
“He will no doubt start shorter than the current $1.33 quote.”
Canadian Brent Hayden, France’s Yannick Agnel and American Nathan Adrian are on the third line of betting at $15.
Market courtesy of sportsbet.com.au
Men’s 100M Freestyle – London Olympics
$1.33 James Magnussen
$7.00 James Roberts, Cesar Cielo
$15 Brent Hayden, Yannick Agnel, Nathan Adrian
$34 Cullen Jones
$41 Sebastian Verschuren, Fabien Gilot, Nikita Lobintsev