Athletics betting sites reviewed 2022

Athletics betting on the sportsbooks featured at MansionBet allows you to follow the big events from around the world.

From the Olympic Games and the World Championships, to the regular business of the Diamond League, we’ve got you covered.

There are a host of different disciplines you can focus in on, from the explosive excitement of the 100m and 200m on the track, to the power events taking place in the field.

You could choose to sharpen your instincts in the javelin, aim to fly in the high jump or take the long view and head to the sandpit for the triple jump and long jump.

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4.9
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4.8
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4.7
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4.6
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4.5
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4.4
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4.3
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4.2
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4.1
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Turnover the welcome offer amount 6x within 30 days on sports to release your 200% real money welcome deposit offer. Real money is equal to 200% of first qualifying deposit - up to £200. Welcome offer credited as real withdraw-able money.

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4.1
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Sign into your NetBet account Bet up to £10 5 Fold or more or Football with min odds 1/5 per selection. Get a Free Bet if 1 team lets you down up to £10. Once per week. NOTE: Minimum odds per selection 1/5 or more. Free Bets will match the customers stake.

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4.0
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New Players Only. Free bet - one-time stake of £10, min odds 1.5, stake not returned. 1X wager the winnings. Wager from real balance first. Wager calculated on bonus bets only. Max conversion: £200. Valid for 7 Days from issue. Withdrawal requests voids all active/pending bonuses. Excluded Skrill deposits. Full Terms Apply Full Terms Apply.

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3.7
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3.5
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3.5
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New UK customers (Excluding NI) only. Mobile exclusive. Min stake £10. Min odds Evs. Free bet applied on 1st settlement of any qualifying bet. 30 days to qualify. Free bets expire in 7 days. Cashed out/Free Bets won’t apply. Payment method restrictions. 1 Free Bet offer per customer, household & IP Address only. 18+. T&Cs apply

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Coral
3.5
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3.5
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3.5
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3.5
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3.5
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SBK
3.5
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New UK, IE & Malta users only. Min. £10/€10 first deposit only using Debit Card or Trustly. Free bets expire in 90 days. T&Cs apply.

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Kwiff
3.5
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18+ only. New customers only. Min. deposit of £/€10. Qualifying real money bet of £/€10. Min odds greater than or equal to 1.5 required. E/W bets excluded. Offer credited within 48 hours. Additional T&Cs apply. Please gamble responsibly.

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3.5
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For new customers only. Min deposit requirement. Free Bets are paid as Bet Credits and are available for use upon settlement of qualifying bets. Min odds, bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. Time limits and T&Cs apply. #Advertising disclosure

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Ladbrokes
3.5
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18+ New UK+IRE Customers only. Certain deposit methods & bet types excl. Min first 5 bet within 14 days of account reg at min odds 1/2 = 4x 5 free bets. Free bets valid for 7 days, stake not returned. No cashout, restrictions + T&Cs apply.

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3.5
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18+. New depositing STSbet.co.uk customers only. Promotion valid from 4/04/2022 until further notice. Minimum first deposit of £10 is required. The offer can be claimed by typing in this code SBWB30 before making your first deposit. Place your first bet with a stake of £10+ on any sportsbook market at min. odds of 1/2 to get 3 (three) separate free bets worth £10 each. Deposit method restrictions apply. Full T&Cs apply. BeGambleAware.org

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3.5
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3.5
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New Players Only. Min £10 qualifying bets, stake not returned. Free bet - one-time stake of £20, min odds 1.5, stake not returned. 1X wager the winnings. Wager from real balance first. Wager calculated on bonus bets only. Max conversion: £200. Valid for 7 Days from issue. Withdrawal requests voids all active/pending bonuses. Excluded Skrill deposits. Full Terms apply.

ATHLETICS BETTING MARKETS & BETS

It’s up to you which market and bets you choose to focus on and there are plenty to consider before taking the plunge.

  • Outright: Simply pick the winner from a single event. With events at major championships often featuring qualifying rounds, there can be plenty of value to be had.
  • Live In-Play Betting: This gives you the opportunity to make quickfire decisions as the event unfolds, allowing you to switch if you see a breakaway in a long-distance race, or spot that an athlete is clearly off their game and not performing to their best.
  • Over/Under: How far will the winning throw need to be? How quick will the winning time be on the track? Perhaps more excitingly, will we see a new world or tournament best set?

MAJOR INTERNATIONAL ATHLETIC EVENTS

There are loads of athletics events you can bet on. Here are the pick of the bunch:

OLYMPIC GAMES

Arriving once every four years and truly the pinnacle of the athletics world, the Olympics offer the chance of golden glory and a place in the history books, all while shining a positive light on your nation.

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

A truly major event for all athletes, again it comes around in a four-year cycle and usually takes place the year before the Olympics, giving a pretty good guide as to who might be going for gold on the very biggest stage.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES

Held two years between every Olympics, a more restricted field can often produce new stars who go on to even greater glory in the future.

DIAMOND LEAGUE

As the name suggests big money is on offer for the athletes taking part in the globe-trotting event, which is now a regular feature in the on the athletics circuit.

WORLD INDOOR GAMES

Every two years the action heads under cover. Some athletes use the early-season event as a warm-up, other specialists in the 60m and the like see this as their main goal.

ATHLETICS WORLD CUP

A relative newcomer on the schedule, taking place for the first time in 2018, eight top nations battle it out for overall glory, having just one athlete in each discipline.

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