Swimmer with the fastest times wins the aquatics section of the European Championships 2018. It’s simple as that. According to internet sportsbook news in the UK, Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow, Scotland will host all swimming events in the championships from August 3 to 12.
In particular, the 50m freestyle at European Championships 2018 is on the sixth and seventh day. So we have a list of betting odds for the best swimmers in this category. All of them are record holders of their respective home countries!
1. Jesse Puts (80/1)
The first record holder is Jesse Puts from the Netherlands. His best 50m short course’s time is 21.10 seconds from the win in FINA World Championship 2016. As for the long course, 22.28 seconds were his fastest record at FINA World Aquatics Championship 2017. Sadly, it was not enough for him to advance to the semi-finals.
Online gambling directory in UK agrees that Jesse’s 80/1 odds to win 50m freestyle at European Championships 2018 are not ideal. However, his specialisation in freestyle makes him one of the best candidates to bet on.
2. Vladimir Morozov (13/2)
Russia also boasts its record holder, Vladimir Morozov (13/2), to compete in the 50m freestyle at European Championships 2018. Vladimir’s fastest swim time for 50m freestyle is 21.44 seconds in 2017. This timing makes him the sixth fastest in the world. Could Vladimir break the world record at the European Championships 2018? As recent as last year, he has been focusing on 50m distance.
3. Ben Proud (1/7)
The swimmer who is closest to breaking the world record at the moment is Ben Proud. There’s no denying that he is a record setter. With 21.16 seconds on the 50m freestyle, Ben is not only the British national record holder but also the fourth fastest in the world!
According to the best online betting sites in the United Kingdom, Ben’s winning odds for 50m freestyle at European Championships 2018 are at 1/7. He will be returning to Glasgow where he made good memories in 2014. Ben won the Commonwealth Games’ 50 m freestyle at this very same city. Surely, winning one more championship in Glasgow must be a piece of cake for him.
Bet on the Winner of 50m Freestyle at European Championships 2018
The bookies’ favourite to win 50m freestyle at European Championships 2018 is Ben Proud (1/7). Apart from Ben, Vladimir Morozov (13/2) is a lot more likely to win the championship than Jesse Puts (80/1). If you want to bet on swimming, don’t hesitate to visit Unibet Sportsbook!