After winning Olympic gold for Team GB in Tokyo on Monday morning, Tom Daley and Adam Peaty have been cut at Betfred to win BBC Sports Personality of the Year.
Tom Daley is the big mover after finally getting his hands on Olympic gold after four attempts at the Games – he’s into 6/1 after his success alongside 23-year-old Matty Lee in the men’s synchronised 10m diving.
Meanwhile, king of the pool Adam Peaty has shortened into 12/1 after also winning the top prize in the men’s 100m breaststroke, becoming the first British swimmer to ever defend their title at the Games.
It’s looking increasingly like SPOTY is going to be dominated by Olympians this year, with the likes of Dina Asher-Smith, Laura Kenny and Jason Kenny all prevalent in the betting despite not yet appearing in Tokyo.
Team GB’s poster girl Asher-Smith is 4/1 to win the women’s 200m and 5/1 to win the women’s 100m – you can bet she’ll be a lot shorter than her current odds of 4/1f for SPOTY if she comes away with a medal in those events.
Of the non-Olympians, Isle of Man cyclist Mark Cavendish is 6/1 while Lewis Hamilton, who is looking to become the most successful F1 driver of all time by bettering Michael Schumacher’s seven World Drivers’ Championships, is 12/1.