Olympic BMX Athlete Connor Fields

  • Conor Fields has +350 odds to win the Cycling BMX event at the Tokyo Summer Olympics.
  • Niek Kimmann has the second shortest odds at +450.
  • Conor Fields won the gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

TOKYOConor Fields currently sits as the favorite to win the Cycling BMX event at the 2021 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games. Fields won the gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Fields is the only USA cyclist to have won the gold medal in the BMX event and Olympic betting fans are expecting him to defend this title. This will be the third time Fields has competed in the Olympics.

Another notable cyclist in this event is Niek Kimmann competing for the Netherlands. While Kimmann did not gain a medal during the 2016 Olympics, he most recently won the 2019 European BMX Championships.

Fields Vs. The Field

Cycling BMX Racing Men Winner

  • Connor Fields +350
  • Niek Kimmann +450
  • Simon Marquart +550
  • Andre Sylvain +600
  • David Graf +650
  • Joris Daudet +650
  • Twan Van Gendt +900
  • Carlos Alberto Ramirez Yepes +1400

Since winning the gold in Rio, Fields has gone on to become a three-time USA BMX #1 pro in 2017, 2019, and 2020. Fields has ranked top three at the USA BMX Series for eight consecutive years.

He has competed in 134 Main Events, 102 Podiums, and garnered 39 wins. He is a two-time Grand Nationals winner for both 2017 and 2020 and made nine consecutive Grand National Elite Podiums.

Fields is also a five-time winner for the USA Cycling National Championship and has gained medals in eight consecutive events.

His resume since winning the gold has continued to cement himself as a top cyclist in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics.

Biggest Threat

Niek Kimmann has the second shortest odds and for good reason. The Dutch Cyclist is a three-time UCI BMX World Championships medalist with two golds and a silver.

He has 24 career starts in the UCI BMX Supercross with 12 wins, 15 podiums, and 2 championships. Kimmann is poised to have a big performance in Tokyo as he has only continued to grow since the 2016 Olympics where he placed 7th.

The BMX event will kick off on Thursday, July 29 at 10 am EST. Olympic betting fans can place action at legal sports betting sites whether Fields defends his gold medal.

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