2021 Tokyo Olympics: Men's Marathon Gold Medal Winner Odds Favor Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge on FanDuel Sportsbook

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge is favored in the men's marathon odds at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics on FanDuel.
Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge is favored in the men's marathon odds at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics on FanDuel. / Pool/Getty Images

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 remains one of the most exciting sports on the Olympic schedule every year. Specifically, the marathon competition made its debut back at the first Olympic games in 1896. Athletes push their bodies to the limits in order to battle at the most elite level in the world.

Olympics Men's Marathon

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge is the favorite to take home the gold with odds set at -160, according to FanDuel sportsbook. The 36-year-old won the gold medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics in this event and has earned a total of three Olympic medals in his career.

A fellow Kenyan runner in Lawrence Cherono comes in a distant second with odds set at +300.

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

Olympics Men's Marathon Gold Medal Odds

1. Eliud Kipchoge (KEN): -160

2. Lawrence Cherono (KEN): +300

3. Amos Kipruto (KEN): +950

4. Shura Kitata (ETH): +1000

5. Lelisa Desisa (ETH): +950

6. Sisay Lemma (ETH): +1300

7. Bashir Abdi (BEL): +2900

8. Galen Rupp (USA): +3400

9. Callum Hawkins (GBR): +4100

10. Saguru Osako (JPN): +5000

11. Felix Chemonges (UGA): +5000

12. Sondre Nordstad Moen (NOR): +5000

13. Stephen Kiprotich (UGA): +8000

14. Ogbe Kibrom Ruesom (ERI): +8000

15. Oh Joo-Han (KOR): +8000

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