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2021 Tokyo Olympics: Women's Discus Gold Medal Winner Odds Heavily Favor Cuba's Yamie Perez on FanDuel

Adam Taylor McKillop
Cuba's Yaime Perez is favored in the women's discus gold medal odds at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics on FanDuel.
Cuba's Yaime Perez is favored in the women's discus gold medal odds at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics on FanDuel. / Andy Lyons/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.

Women's track & field remains one of the most exciting sports on the Olympic schedule every year. Specifically, the women's discus throw competition made its debut at the 1928 Olympics. Athletes push their bodies to the limits in order to battle at the most elite level in the world.

Olympics Women's Discus

Yaime Perez of Cuba leads all competitors with odds set +250 to take home the gold in this event, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. The 30-year-old won the Gold Medal at the 2019 World Championships and the 2019 Pan American Games.

Sandra Perkovic of Croatia and Valarie Allman of Team USA sit closely with the second-best odds (+280).

Here's how the rest of the Olympics women's discus Gold Medal odds are shaping up.

Olympics Women's Discus Gold Medal Odds

1. Yaime Perez (CUB): +250

2. Sandra Perkovic (CRO): +280

3. Valarie Allman (USA): +280

4. Jorinde Van Klinken (NED): +370

5. Denia Caballero (CUB): +1600

6. Kamalpreet Kaur (IND): +2600

7. Shadae Lawrence (JAM): +2600

8. Dani Stevens (AUS): +2900

9. Chen Yang (CHN): +4100

10. Liliana Ca (POR): +4100

11. Melina Robert-Michon (FRA): +4100

12. Kristin Pudenz (GER): +5000

13. Rachel Dincoff (USA): +6000

14. Alexandra Emilianov (MDA): +6000

15. Feng Bin (CHN): +6000

16. Marija Tolj (CRO): +8000

17. Claudine Vita (GER): +8000

18. Seema Punia (IND): +10000

19. Andressa De Morais (BRA): +10000

20. Su Xinyue (CHN): +10000

21. Nadine Muller (GER): +10000

22. Natalia Semenova (UKR): +10000

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