2021 Tokyo Olympics: Men's High Jump Gold Medal Winner Odds Favor Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim on FanDuel Sportsbook

Larry Rupp
Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim is favored in the men's high jump odds at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics on FanDuel.
Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim is favored in the men's high jump odds at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics on FanDuel. / Christian Petersen/Getty Images
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The 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games are in full swing and sports fans are able to put in wagers on a number of different events on FanDuel Sportsbook.

Men's track & field events remain some of the most exciting on the Olympic schedule every year. Specifically, the high jump competition has been around since the first Olympic Games took place in 1896. Athletes push their bodies to the limits in order to battle at the most elite level in the world.

Olympics Men's High Jump

Mutaz Essa Barshim of Qatar is the favorite to take home the gold in this event with odds set at +380, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. The 30-year-old has earned a Gold Medal at both the 2017 & 2019 World Championships while setting a national record mark of 2.43m (7'11.5").

Maksim Nedasekau of Belarus follows closely behind with odds set at +430.

Here's how the rest of the Olympics men's high jump Gold Medal odds are shaping up.

Olympics Men's High Jump Gold Medal Odds

1. Mutaz Essa Barshim (QAT): +380

2. Maksim Nedasekau (BLR): +430

3. Ilya Ivanyuk (ROC): +470

4. Mikhail Akimenko (ROC): +550

5. JuVaughn Harrison (USA): +550

6. Django Lovett (CAN): +1600

7. Gianmarco Tamberi (ITA): +1700

8. Brandon Starc (AUS): +2100

9. Darryl Sullivan (USA): +2500

10. Shelby McEwen (USA): +2500

11. Andriy Protsenko (UKR): +3400

12. Loic Gasch (SUI): +4400


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