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pedal to the medal

Olympics_Sailing1With 3 weeks left to go until the insanity begins, the bookmakers have done their work, and the Olympic Sailing odds are in! For non-wagerers, numbers following names are how much you’d earn if you bet a dollar on the team.
We dig the guys and gals US 470 shot; 7 to 1 on both McNay/Hughes and Haegar/Provencha is solid odds; drop a few hundred and give yourself a reason to give a fuck!  No other American even made the odds list from Sportsbet; comment in the thread started by Gantt.
Top 5 for each class:

 Men’s Finn
Giles Scott (GBR) 1.35
Ivan Kljakovic Gaspic (CRO) 5.2
Jorge Zarif (BRA) 8.1
Josh Junior (NZL) 10.2
Jake Lilley (AUS) 10.2
Men’s 470
Mathew Belcher / William Ryan (AUS) 1.62
Sime Fantela / Igor Marenic (CRO) 2.4
Stuart Mcnay / David Hughes (USA) 7
Luke Patience / Elliot Willis (GBR) 7
Paul Snow Hansen / Daniel Wilcox (NZL) 15
Women’s 470
Hannah Mills / Saskia Clark (GBR) 2.4
Jo Aleh / Polly Powrie (NZL) 3.1
Lara Vadiau / Jolanta Ogar (AUT) 3.6
Camille Lecointre / Helene Defrance (FRA) 5.5
Anne Heger / Briana Provancha / (USA) 6.5
Men’s Laser
Tom Burton (AUS) 2.7
Nick Thompson (GBR) 4.33
Tonci Stipanovic (CRO) 5
Robert Scheidt (BRA) 6
Sam Meech (NZL) 7
Women’s Laser Radial
Marit Bouwmeester (NED) 2.1
Evi Van Acker (BEL) 2.7
Anne-Marie Rindom (DEN) 5
Josefin Olsson (SWE) 8
Alison Young (GBR) 11
Men’s 49er
Peter Burling / Blair Tuke (NZL) 1.33
Nico Delle Karth / Nikolaus Resch (AUT) 4
Nathan Outeridge / Iain Jensen (AUS) 4.5
Jonas Warrer / Christian Lubeck (DEN) 17
Jorge Lima / Jose Costa (POR) 23
Women’s 49erFX
Martine Soffiatti Grael / Hahena Kunze (BRA) 1.67
Jena Mai Hansen / Katja Salskov-Iversen (DEN) 2.7
Giulia Conti / Francesca Clapcich (ITA) 7
Lisa Ericson / Hanna Klinga (SWE) 13
Tamara Echegoyen / Berta Betanzos Moro (ESP) 14
Men’s RSX
Byron Kokklanis (GRE) 4
Donian Van Rijsselberge (NED) 4.5
Ricardo Santos (BRA) 10
Makoto Tomizawa (JPN) 18
Cheng Chun Leung (HKG) 51
Women’s RSX
Bryony Shaw (GBR) 2.88
Charline Picor (FRA) 3.6
Lilian De Geus (NED) 4.33
Marina Alabau Neira (ESP) 6
Peina Chen (CHN) 6.5
Mixed Narcra 17
Jason Waterhouse / Lisa Darmanin (AUS) 1.67
Billy Besson / Marie Riou (FRA) 2.7
Vittorio Bissaro / Silva Sicouri (ITA) 5.5
Mandy Mulder / Coen de Koning (NED) 6
Ben Saxton / Nicola Groves (GBR) 8
According to this, the likeliest gold medalists are Peter Burling / Blair Tuke (NZL) in the 49er, followed closely by Giles Scott (GBR) in the Finn.
Projected Medal Tally
GBR 3 x gold, 1 x silver
AUS 3 x gold, 1 x bronze
NED 1 x gold, 1 x silver, 1 x bronze
NZL 1 x gold, 1 x silver,
BRA 1 x gold, 2 x bronze
GRE 1 x gold
CRO 2 x silver, 1 x bronze
FRA 2 x silver
AUT 1 x silver, 1 x bronze
DEN 1 x silver, 1 x bronze
BEL 1 x silver
ITA 2 x bronze
USA 1 x bronze