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Froome evens to win gold in men’s time trial

| 09.08.2016

Chris Froome is even money with leading bookmaker Coral to win gold for Great Britain in tomorrow’s men’s time trial in Rio. The British cyclist won his third Tour de France title earlier this year and is 9-1 with the firm to be named the 2016 BBC Sports Personality of the Year.

In the men’s K1 canoe slalom, Great Britain’s Joseph Clarke is 5-1 to win the gold medal in the event tomorrow evening,  British pair Chris Mears and Jack Laugher are 16-1 to cause an upset in the men’s synchronised 3m springboard, while Max Whitlock can be backed at 16-1 to win the men’s artistic individual all around-final.

“Although he failed to make the podium for the men’s road race, Froome’s best chance of a medal in Rio was always the time trial where he is the hot favourite to win gold to add to his Tour de France title in 2016,” said Coral’s John Hill.

 **2016 BBC Sports Personality of the Year winner – Coral bet

13-8 Andy Murray, 9 Chris Froome, Anthony Joshua, 10 Jessica Ennis-Hill, Mo Farah, 12 Adam Peaty, 14 Bar

**Great Britain gold medal count at 2016 Olympics

8-13 Over 18.5 gold medals, 6-5 Under 18.5 gold medals

**Men’s K1 Slalom

7-2 Giovanni De Gennar, 5 Joseph Clarke, Jiri Prskavec, 6 Jakub Grigar, 7 Peter Kauzer, 9 Hannes Aigner, Sebastien Combot, 12 Bar

**Men’s synchronised 3m springboard

1-4 China, 6 Russia, 11 Germany, Great Britain, 14 Canada, 16 Mexico, 25 Bar

**Men’s artistic individual all-around final

8-13 Kohei Uchimura, 7-4 Oleg Verniaiev, 10 Shudi Deng, 14 Manrique Larduet, 16 Max Whitlock, 20 Bar

**Men’s time trial

Evs Chris Froome, 11-8 Tom Dumoulin, 7 Tony Martin, 8 Rohan Dennis, 14 Vasil Kiriyenka, 18 Fabian Cancellara, 25 Bar


Further contact information:

John Hill 07889 645520



John Hill

John is the newest member of the PR team having joined in April 2014. In his previous role he worked as a broadcaster where he could be heard building up to the action in horse racing, greyhounds and a range of sports.
As a PR manager he will be responsible for Coral's news website providing the latest market movers, as well as various other media relations, including Box Nation and RPGTV.
John is a proud Rochdale fan having been born in the town which has produced the likes of Gracie Fields and Lisa Stansfield.