2021 Tokyo Olympics: Evgeny Rylov & Kliment Kolesnikov lead Men's 100m Backstroke Gold Medal Winner Odds on FanDuel

Larry Rupp
Evgeny Rylov and Kliment Kolesnikov lead the men's 100m backstroke odds to win the Gold Medal at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
Evgeny Rylov and Kliment Kolesnikov lead the men's 100m backstroke odds to win the Gold Medal at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. / BSR Agency/Getty Images
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The 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games are set to begin on Friday, July 23 and sports fans will be able to put in wagers on a number of different events. Of course, men's swimming has long been a stapled event at the summer Olympics and this year is no different.

The sport is full of dynamic athletes, which means the battle for the Gold Medal in the 100m backstroke should be an exciting one.

Olympics Men's 100m Backstroke

Russia's Evgeny Rylov and Kliment Kolesnikov lead the way in this event with odds set at +220 to take home the Gold Medal, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Rylov earned a bronze medal during the 2016 summer Olympics, while Kolesnikov is set to make his debut at the games.

Here's how the rest of the men's 100m backstroke Gold Medal odds are shaping up.

Men's 100m Backstroke Gold Medal Winner Odds

1. Evgeny Rylov (ROC): +220

2. Kliment Kolesnikov (ROC): +220

3. Ryan Murphy (USA): +270

4. Xu Jiayu (CHN): +600

5. Hunter Armstrong (USA): +1100

6. Mitch Larkin (AUS): +1600

7. Yohann Ndoye Brouard (FRA): +2900

8. Apostolos Christou (GRE): +2900

9. Mewen Tomac (FRA): +3400

10. Hugo Gonzalez (ESP): +3400

11. Robert Glinta (ROU): +3400

12. Thomas Ceccon (ITA): +4400

13. Luke Greenbank (GBR): +4400

14. Isaac Cooper (AUS): +4400

15. Ryosuke Irie (JPN): +6500


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