Bolt backed for triple gold
William Hill have shortened Usain Bolt winning three medals at the Olympics from 3/1 to 9/4 after reports that his fitness worries are wide of the mark.
Bolt is now 4/6 to win the 100 metres and 8/15 to deliver the 200m. The Jamaican 100m relay team are 2/7 to win Gold.
"It is difficult to tell which rumours are true and which are spurious but the good news for the games is that it looks like Usain will be fit and ready to defend his titles," said Hill's spokesman Rupert Adams.
Number Of Usain Bolt Gold's: 12/1 None, 3/1 One, 1/1 Two, 9/4 Three
100m Final: 4/6 Usain Bolt, 6/4 Yohan Blake, 12/1 Tyson Gay, 20/1 Justin Gatlin, 25/1 Asafa Powell, 50/1 Christophe Lemaitre, 50/1 Keston Bledman, 50/1 Richard Thompson, 50/1 Ryan Bailey, 80/1 Bar
200m Final: 8/15 Usain Bolt, 7/4 Yohan Blake, 12/1 Wallace Spearmon, 20/1 Churandy Martina, 25/1 Warren Weir, 50/1 Isiah Young, 50/1 Maurice Mitchell, 80/1 Bar
4x 100m Relay: 2/7 Jamaica, 3/1 USA, 20/1 France, 20/1 Great Britain, 20/1 Trinidad & Tobago, 33/1 Bar