Taylor Tipped To Clinch Gold For Ireland
Irish Gold Medals
To Win A Gold Medal
With just four days to go until the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympics we’ve created some special markets to see how Ireland will fare out, including Total Medals and To Win A Gold Medal.
In London Ireland walked away with their highest ever number of medals, totalling 6 across gold, silver and bronze. This time around the Emerald Isle are expected to take away Over 3.5 medals at the short odds of 4/6. Under 3.5 medals, much like the Athens or Sydney Olympics, can be backed at 11/10.
Boxing is where our strength lies in the quest for gold, according to the betting.
Katie Taylor is red hot at 4/6 to win a gold medal in the Women’s Lightweight division.
Paddy Barnes is 5/2 to win gold in the Men’s Light Flyweight division with Michael Conlan priced at 3/1 to take gold in the Men’s Bantamweight.
Despite a bumpy ride to the Olympics, following a shock defeat to Azerbaijan’s Yana Alekseevna in the qualifying semi-finals in April, Katie Taylor is tipped to mirror her gold medal win in London 2012 and claim gold again in Rio.
The country expected to be the most successful is the USA at 2/9 to win the most gold medals and 2/9 to win the most medals. China are next at 3/1 apiece to win the most gold and most medals in Rio.
*Prices correct at time of publication