Wager On: Olympic Triathlon Tests Stamina Three Times Over

  • The Men’s Olympic Triathlon event starts on Sunday with Mario Mola (+340) of Spain favored to win the gold.
  • The Women’s Olympic Triathlon competition is set for Monday where the U.S.A.’s Katie Zaferes is the favorite to take home the gold with odds of (+280).
  • The betting line for gold medal winners offer pretty nice payouts for gamblers wagering on the category in each event.

TOKYO – The 2020 Olympics will be featuring the Men’s and Women’s Triathlon events on Sunday and Monday with medals on the line.

The Men’s Triathlon begins at 5:30 p.m. EST on Sunday, while the Women’s Triathlon will be done on Monday at 5:30 p.m. EST. The Triathlon event will consist of a 1,500-metre swim, a 40km bike ride, and to finish, a 10km run.

Various Olympic betting lines have been set for these two events by online sportsbooks.

The Olympic Triathlon In Tokyo

For the men’s event, Mario Mola is the favorite (+340) to win the gold and is also favored most to medal with odds of (-135).
The Spaniard has not yet won a gold medal, taking the 8th spot in 2016 during the Rio Summer Olympics.

Following him closely in both categories for wagers is Vincent Luis from France, who holds odds of +380 to take home the gold and (-135) odds to win a medal in general.

Mola is currently ranked number one in the world for the sport while Luis is ranked third.

It should be noted that Luis was 7th in Rio, just one spot ahead of his current competition, according to online gambling platforms.

Notable Triathlon (M) Odds To Win

  • Jonathan Brownlee +650
  • Kristian Blummenfelt +650
  • Alex Yee +750
  • Tyler Mislawchuk +1400

Notable Triathlon (M) Odds To Medal

  • Alex Yee +155
  • Jonathan Brownlee +160
  • Kristian Blummenfelt +160
  • Tyler Mislawchuk +300

The Women’s Competition Odds

For the women’s event, Katie Zaferes from the USA has the best odds to win the gold (+280).

She is currently ranked fourth in the world and finished 18th in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. However, she has -160 odds to win any medal for the competition.

Behind her is Georgia Taylor-Brown from England with Olympic odds of +380 to win the gold and -135 odds to bring a medal back with her to England.

Taylor-Brown is ranked seventh in the world. This will be her first Olympic event.

Notable Triathlon (W) Odds To Win

  • Jessica Learmonth (+410)
  • Flora Duffy (+600)
  • Vicky Holland (+700)
  • Summer Rappaport (+1300)

Notable Triathlon (W) Odds To Medal

  • Jessica Learmonth (-125)
  • Flora Duffy (+125)
  • Vicky Holland (+210)
  • Summer Rappaport (+250)