- Dutch windsurfer Kiran Badloe (-3300) is slated to win the gold medal at the Olympics on Saturday for the Men’s Olympic Sailing RS:X Windsurfer competition.
- Chinese windsurfer Lu Yunxiu (-110) is favored to win the gold in the same event for the Women’s category.
- Each of these competitions can be live-streamed early Saturday via NBC outlets.
TOKYO – The Men’s and Women’s Olympic Sailing RS:X Windsurfer competition will take place on Saturday and sportsbooks have Dutch windsurfer Kiran Badloe favored to win the gold for the Men’s category with Chinese windsurfer Lu Yunxiu favored to win for the Women’s event.
Some Backstory On The Favorites & The Event
The Sailing RS:X Windsurfing competition combines a surfboard piece of equipment with a sail attached to it for the competitors to sail/surf through the waves and ride their way through a course against the wind. Regulated sportsbooks like BetOnline, have a number of betting lines on these events with the trend of Yunxiu and Badloe coming out on top on each platform.
Dutch windsurfer Kiran Badloe is ranked number one worldwide for this event as of 2021, after coming in first at the Class World Championships. He has three gold medals, one silver, and one bronze in the World Championships.
He has two gold medals and one bronze in the European Championships. And if the world of Olympic betting has anything to say about it, he will add an Olympic gold medal to his collection on Saturday.
At the Tokyo 2020 games, the 26-year-old was dubbed the “Last Airbender.”
Chinese windsurfer Lu Yunxiu ranked first in 2019 for the Class World Championships for the sport, winning the second gold medal of her career. In 2020 she came in first at the World Cup. Her first gold medal was in 2013 with the Limosol 22 Boards. The 25-year-old is slated to win the Olympic gold by regulated sports betting operators.
Olympic Windfuring Odds
Sports gaming platforms will have the windsurfing Olympic event listed something like this:
Sailing RS:X – Windsurfer Men Odds
- Kiran Badloe -3300
- Mattia Camboni +1500
- Thomas Goyard +1500
- Bi Kun +4000
- Makoto Tomizawa +4000
- Tom Squires +4000
Sailing RS:X – Windsurfer Women Odds
- Lu Yunxiu -110
- Emma Wilson +200
- Charline Picon +300
- Marta Maggetti +2000
- Lilian De Geus +4000
Anyone interested in viewing this 2020 Olympic event to see who will end up winning the gold for the Men’s and Women’s Olympic Sailing RS:X Windsurfer competition can stream the wind and waves live early Saturday through NBC outlets.
An exact time is pending due to windspeeds that need to be taken into account prior to the event.
Christina has been writing for as long as she can remember and does dedicated research on the newly regulated sports betting market. She comes from a family of sports lovers that engage in friendly bets from time to time. During the winter months, you can find Christina baking cookies and beating the entire staff at Mario Kart…the N64 version of course.