2012 Olympic Records

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Posted on August 12, 2012 at 10:33 AM

WORLD RECORDS BROKEN
ARCHERY
Men

72 Arrows Ranking Round - Individiual — Im Dong Hyun, South Korea, 699, July 27 (Previous Record: Im Dong Hyun, South Korea, 696, May 2, 2012).

216 Arrows Ranking Round - Team — South Korea (Im Dong Hyun, Kim Bub-min, Oh Jin-hyek), 2,087, July 27 (Previous record: South Korea - Im Dong Hyun, Kim Woojin, Oh Jin-hyek, 2,069, May 2, 2012).

ATHLETICS
Men

800m — David Lekuta Rudisha, Kenya, 1:40.91, Aug. 9 (Previous Record: David Lekuta Rudisha, Kenya, 1:41.01, Aug. 29, 2010).

4x100m Relay — Jamaica (Nesta Carter, Michael Frater, Yohan Blake, Usain Bolt), 36.84, Aug. 11 (Previous Record: Jamaica (Nesta Carter, Michael Frater, Yohan Blake, Usain Bolt), 37.04, Sept. 4, 2011).

Women

4x100 Relay — United States (Tianna Madison, Allyson Felix, Bianca Knight, Carmelita Jeter), 40.82, Aug. 10 (Previous Record: East Germany Silke Gladisch, Sabine Rieger, Ingrid Auerswald, Marlies Gohr, Oct. 6, 1985, 41.37).

20km Race Walk — Elena Lashmanova, Russia, 1:25:02, Aug. 11 (Previous Record: Vera Sokolova, Russia, 1:25:08, Feb. 26, 2011).

CYCLING TRACK
Men

Team Pursuit (qualifying) — Britain (Edward Clancy, Geraint Thomas, Steven Burke, Peter Kennaugh), 3:52.499, Aug. 2 (Previous Record: Britain (Edward Clancy, Steven Burke, Peter Kennaugh, Geraint Thomas), 3:53.295, April 4, 2012).

Team Sprint (qualifying) — Britain (Philip Hindes, Chris Hoy, Chris Hoy, Jason Kenny), 42.747, Aug. 2 (Previous Record: Germany (Rene Enders, Maximilian Levy, Stefan Nimke), 42.914, Dec. 1, 2011).

Team Sprint (Final) — Britain (Philip Hindes, Chris Hoy, Chris Hoy, Jason Kenny), 42.600, Aug. 2 (Previous Record: Britain (Philip Hindes, Chris Hoy, Chris Hoy, Jason Kenny), 42.747, Aug. 2, 2012).

Team Pursuit (Final) — Britain (Edward Clancy, Geraint Thomas, Steven Burke, Peter Kennaugh), 3:51.659, Aug. 3 (Previous Record: Britain (Edward Clancy, Geraint Thomas, Steven Burke, Peter Kennaugh), 3:52.499, Aug. 2, 2012).

Women

Team Sprint (qualifying) — Britain (Victoria Pendleton, Jessica Varnish), 32.526, Aug. 2, (Miriam Welte, Kristina Vogel), 32.549, April 4, 2012).

Team Sprint (qualifying) — China (Gong Jinjie, Guo Shuang), 32.447, Aug. 2 (Previous Record: Britain (Victoria Pendleton, Jessica Varnish), 32.526, Aug. 2, 2012).

Team Sprint (First Round) — China (Gong Jinjie, Guo Shuang), 32.422, Aug. 2 (Previous Record: Britain (Victoria Pendleton, Jessica Varnish), 32.526, Aug. 2, 2012).

Team Pursuit — Britain (Dani King, Laura Trott, Joanna Rowsell), 3:15.669, Aug. 3 (Previous Record: Britain (Dani King, Laura Trott, Joanna Rowsell), 3:15.720, April 5, 2012).

SHOOTING
Men

25m Rapid Fire Pistol — Alexei Klimov, Russia, 592, Aug. 2 (Previous Record: Alexei Klimov, Russia, 591, Oct. 6, 2006).

SWIMMING
Men

100m Breaststroke (Final) — Cameron van der Burgh, South Africa, 58.46, July 29 (Previous Record: Brenton Rickard, Australia, 58.58, July 27, 2009).

200m Breaststroke (Final) — Daniel Gyurta, Hungary, 2:07.28, Aug. 1 (Previous Record: Christian Sprenger, Australia, 2:07.31, July 30, 2009).

1500m Freestyle — Sun Yang, China, 14:31.02, Aug. 4 (Previous Record: Sun Yang, China, 14:34.14, July 31, 2011).

Women

400m Individual Medley (Final) — Ye Shiwen, China, 4:28.43, July 28 (Previous Record: Stephanie Rice, Australia, 4:29.45, Aug. 10, 2008).

100m Butterfly (Final) — Dana Vollmer, United States, 55.98, July 29 (Previous Record: Sarah Sjostrom, Sweden, 56.06, July 27, 2009).

200m Breaststroke (Semi) — Rebecca Soni, United States, 2:20.00, Aug. 1 (Previous Record: Annamay Pierse, Canada, 2:20.12, July 30, 2009).

200m Breaststroke (Final) — Rebecca Soni, United States, 2:19.59, Aug. 2 (Previous Record: Rebecca Soni, United States, 2:20.00, Aug. 1, 2012).

200m Backstroke (Final) — Missy Franklin, United States, 2:04.06, Aug. 3 (Previous Record: Kirsty Coventry, Zimbabwe, 2:04.81, Aug. 1, 2009).

4 x 100m Medley Relay (Final) — United States (Missy Franklin, Rebecca Soni, Dana Vollmer, Allison Schmitt), 3:52.05, Aug. 4 (Previous Record: China (Zhao Jing, Chen Huijia, Jiao Liuyang, Li Zhesi), 3:52.19, Aug. 1, 2009).

WEIGHTLIFTING
Men

62kg (Total) — Un Guk Kim, North Korea, 327, July 30 (Previous Record: Zhang Jie, China, 326, April 27, 2008).

77kg Lu Xiaojun, China, 175, Aug. 1 (Previous Record: Lu Xiaojun, China, 174, Nov. 24, 2009).

77kg (Total) — Lu Xiaojun, China, 379, Aug. 1 (Previous Record: Lu Xiaojun, China, 378, Nov. 24, 2009).

94kg (Clean & Jerk) — Ilya Ilyin, Kazakhstan, 233, Aug. 4 (Previous Record: Szymon Kolecki, Poland, 232, April 29, 2000).

94kg (Total) — Ilya Ilyin, Kazakhstan, 418, Aug. 4 (Previous Record: Akakios Kakhiashvili, Greece, 412, Nov. 27, 1999).

Women

53kg (Clean & Jerk) — Zulfiya Chinshanlo, Kazakhstan, 131, July 29 (Previous Record: Zulfiya Chinshanlo, Kazakhstan, 130, Nov. 6, 2011).

+75kg (Snatch) — Tatiana Kashirina, Russia, 151, Aug. 5 (Previous Record: Tatiana Kashirina, Russia, 149, Aug. 5, 2012).

+75kg (Total) — Tatiana Kashirina, Russia, 332, Aug. 5 (Previous Record: Zhou Lulu, China, 328, Nov. 12, 2011).

+75kg (Total) — Zhou Lulu, China, 333, Aug. 5 (Previous Record: Tatiana Kashirina, Russia, 332, Aug. 5, 2012).

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OLYMPIC RECORDS BROKEN
ARCHERY
Men

72 Arrows Ranking Round — Im Dong Hyun, South Korea, 699, July 27 (Previous Record: Michele Frangilli, Italy, 684, July 28, 1996).

216 Arrows Ranking Round - Team — South Korea (Im Dong Hyun, Kim Bub-min, Oh Jin-hyek), 2,087, July 27 (Previous record: South Korea, 2,031, July 28, 1996).

ATHLETICS
Men

20km Race Walk — Chen Ding, China, 1:18:46, Aug. 4 (Previous Record: Robert Korzeniowski, Poland, 1:18:59, Sept. 22, 2000).

100m — Usain Bolt, Jamaica, 9.63, Aug. 5 (Previous Record: Usain Bolt, Jamaica, 9.69, Aug. 16, 2008).

800m — David Lekuta Rudisha, Kenya, 1:40.91, Aug. 9 (Previous Record: Vebjorn Rodal, Norway, 1:42.58, July 31, 1996).

Pole Vault — Renaud Lavillenie, France, 5.97, Aug. 10 (Previous Record: Steven Hooker, Australia, 5.96, Aug. 22, 2008).

50km Race Walk — Sergey Kirdyapkin, Russia, 3:35:59, Aug. 11 (Previous Record: Alex Schwazer, Italy, 3:37:09, Aug. 22, 2008).

4x100m Relay — Jamaica (Nesta Carter, Michael Frater, Yohan Blake, Usain Bolt), 36.84, Aug. 11 (Previous Record: Jamaica (Nesta Carter, Michael Frater, Usain Bolt, Asafa Powell), 37.10, Aug. 22, 2008).

Women

100m Hurdles — Sally Pearson, Australia, 12.35, Aug. 7 (Previous Record: Joanna Hayes, United States, 12.37, Aug. 24, 2004).

4x100m Relay — United States (Tianna Madison, Allyson Felix, Bianca Knight, Carmelita Jeter), 40.82, Aug. 10 (Previous Record: East Germany: Romy Muller, Barbel Wockel, Ingrid Auerswald, Marlies Gohr, 41.60, Aug. 1, 1980).

Hammer Throw — Tatyana Lysenko, Russia, 78.18, Aug. 10 (Previous Record: Aksana Miankova, Belarus, 76.34, Aug. 20, 2008).

Marathon — Tiki Gelana, Ethiopia, 2:23:07, Aug. 5 (Previous Record: Naoko Takahashi, Japan, 2:23:14, Sept. 24, 2000).

CYCLING
Men

Team Pursuit (qualifying) — Britain (Edward Clancy, Geraint Thomas, Steven Burke, Peter Kennaugh), 3:52.499, Aug. 2 (Previous Record: Britain (Edward Clancy, Geraint Thomas, Bradley Wiggins), 3:53.314, Aug. 18, 2008).

Team Pursuit (Final) — Britain (Edward Clancy, Geraint Thomas, Steven Burke, Peter Kennaugh), 3:51.659, Aug. 3 (Previous Record: Britain (Edward Clancy, Geraint Thomas, Steven Burke, Peter Kennaugh), 3:52.499, Aug. 2, 2012).

200m Flying Start — Jason Kenny, Britain, 9.713, Aug. 4 (Previous Record: Chris Hoy, Britain, 9.815, Aug. 17, 2008).

SHOOTING
Men

Skeet (qualification) — Vincent Hancock, United States, 123, July 31 (Previous Record: Vincent Hancock, United States, 121, Aug. 16, 2008).

50m Rifle 3 Positions (qualification) — Niccolo Campriani, Italy, 1180, Aug. 6 (Previous Record: Rajmond Debevec, Slovenia, 1177, Sept. 23, 2000).

Trap (qualification) — Michael Diamond, Australia, 125, Aug. 6 (Previous Record: Michael Diamond, Australia, 124, July 21, 1996).

Women

Skeet (qualification) — Kimberly Rhode, United States, 74, July 29 (Previous Record: Chiara Cainero, Italy, 72, Aug. 14, 2008).

25m Pistol (qualification) — Kim Jangmi, South Korea, 591, Aug. 1 (Previous Record: Tao Luna, China, 590, Sept. 22, 2000).

50m Rifle 3 Positions (qualification) — Jamie Lynn Gray, United States, 592, Aug. 4 (Previous Record: Renata Mauer-Rozanska, Poland, 589, July 24, 1996).

Trap (qualification) — Jessica Rossi, Italy, 75, Aug. 4 (Previous Record: Daina Gudzineviciute, Lithuania, 71, Sept. 18, 2000).

SWIMMING
Men

100m Breaststroke (Semi) — Cameron van der Burgh, South Africa, 58.83, July 28 (Previous Record: Kosuke Kitajima, Japan, 58.91, Aug. 11, 2008).

400m Freestyle (Final) — Sun Yang, China, 3:40.14, July 28 (Previous Record: Ian Thorpe, Australia, 3:40.59, Sept. 16, 2000).

100m Backstroke — Matthew Grevers, United States, 52.16, July 30 (Previous Record: Aaron Peirsol, United States, 52.54, Aug. 12, 2008).

200m Backstroke (Final) — Tyler Clary, United States, 1:53.41, Aug. 2 (Previous Record: Ryan Lochte, United States, 1:53.94, Aug. 15, 2008).

1500m Freestyle (Final) — Sun Yang, China, 14:31.02, Aug. 4 (Previous Record: Grant Hackett, Australia, 14:38.92, Aug. 15, 2008).

Women

100m Butterfly (Heat) — Dana Vollmer, United States, 56.25, July 28 (Previous Record: Inge de Bruijin, Netherlands, 56.61, Sept. 17, 2000).

400m Individual Medley (Final) — Ye Shiwen, China, 4:28.43, July 28 (Previous Record: Stephanie Rice, Australia, 4:29.45, Aug. 10, 2008).

4 x 100m Freestyle Relay (Final) — Australia (Alicia Coutts, Cate Campbell, Brittany Elmslie, Melanie Schlanger), 3:33.15, July 28 (Previous Record: Netherlands - Inge Dekker, Ranomi Kromowidjojo, Femke Heemskerk, Marleen Veldhuis, 3:33.76, Aug. 10, 2008).

400m Freestyle (Final) — Camille Muffat, France, 4:01.45, July 29 (Previous Record: Federica Pellegrini, Italy, 4:02.19, Aug. 10, 2008).

100m Butterfly (Final) — Dana Vollmer, United States, 55.98, July 29 (Previous Record: Dana Vollmer, United States, 56.25, July 28, 2012).

100m Backstroke (Heat) — Emily Seebohm, Australia, 58.23, July 29 (Previous Record: Kirsty Coventry, Zimbabwe, 58.77, Aug. 11, 2008).

200m Individual Medley (Semi) — Ye Shiwen, China, 2:08.39, July 30 (Previous Record: Stephanie Rice, Australia, 2:08.45, Aug. 13, 2008).

200m Individual Medley (Final) — Ye Shiwen, China, 2:07.57, July 31 (Previous Record: Ye Shiwen, China, 2:08.39, July 30, 2012).

200m Freestyle (Final) — Allison Schmitt, United States, 1:53.61, July 31 (Previous Record: Federica Pellegrini, Italy, 1:54.82, Aug. 13, 2008).

200m Breaststroke (Semi) — Rebecca Soni, United States, 2:20.00, Aug. 1 (Previous Record: Rebecca Soni, United States, 2:20.22, Aug. 15, 2008).

200m Butterfly (Final) — Jiao Liuyang, China, 2:04.06, Aug. 1 (Previous Record: Liu Zige, China, 2:04.18, Aug. 14, 2008).

100m Freestyle (Semi) — Ranomi Kromowidjojo, Netherlands, 53.05, Aug. 1 (Previous Record: Britta Steffen, Germany, 53.12, Aug. 15, 2008).

4 x 200m Freestyle Relay (Final) — United States (Missy Franklin, Dana Vollmer, Shannon Vreeland, Allison Schmitt), 7:42.92, Aug. 1 (Previous Record: Australia (Stephanie Rice, Bronte Barratt, Kylie Palmer), 7:44.31, Aug. 14, 2008).

200m Breaststroke (Final) — Rebecca Soni, United States, 2:19.59, Aug. 2 (Previous Record: Rebecca Soni, United States, 2:20.00, Aug. 1, 2012).

200m Backstroke — Missy Franklin, United States, 2:04.06, Aug. 3 (Previous Record: Kirsty Coventry, Zimbabwe, 2:05.24, Aug. 16, 2008).

50m Freestyle (Final) — Ranomi Kromowidjojo, Netherlands, 24.05, Aug. 4 (Previous Record: Britta Steffen, Germany, 24.06, Aug. 17, 2008).

4 x 100m Medley Relay (Final) — United States (Missy Franklin, Rebecca Soni, Dana Vollmer, Allison Schmitt), 3:52.05, Aug. 4 (Previous Record: Australia (Emily Seebohm, Leisel Jones, Jessicah Schipper, Libby Trickett), 3:52.69, Aug. 17, 2008).

WEIGHTLIFTING
Men

56kg (Clean & Jerk) — Yun Chol Om, North Korea, 168, July 29 (Previous Record: Halil Mutlu, Turkey, 167, Sept. 16, 2000).

62kg (Clean & Jerk) Oscar Albeiro Figueroa Mosquera, Colombia, 177, July 30 (Previous Record: Zhang Xiangxiang, China, 176, Aug. 11, 2008).

62kg Un Guk Kim, North Korea, 153, July 30 (Previous Record: Shi Zhiyong, China, 152, Aug. 16, 2004).

62kg (Total) — Un Guk Kim, North Korea, 327, July 30 (Previous Record: Nikolai Peshalov, Croatia, 325, Sept. 17, 2000).

77kg Lu Xiaojun, China, 175, Aug. 1 (Previous Record: Taner Sagir, Turkey, 172, Aug. 19, 2004).

77kg (Total) — Lu Xiaojun, China, 379, Aug. 1 (Previous Record: Taner Sagir, Turkey, 375, Aug. 19, 2004).

94kg (Clean & Jerk) — Ilya Ilyin, Kazakhstan, 233, Aug. 4 (Previous Record: 226, Ilya Ilyin, Kazakhstan, Aug. 17, 2000).

94kg (Total) — Ilya Ilyin, Kazakhstan, 418, Aug. 4 (Previous Record: Ilya Ilyin, Kazakhstan, 406, Aug. 17, 2008).

Women

53kg (Clean & Jerk) — Zulfiya Chinshanlo, Kazakhstan, 131, July 29 (Previous Record: Prapawadee Jaroenrattanatarakoon, Thailand, 126, Aug. 10, 2008).

53kg (Total) — Zulfiya Chinshanlo, Kazakhstan, 226, July 29 (Previous Record: Yang Xia, China, 225, Sept. 18, 2000).

58kg Li Xueying, China, 108, July 30 (Previous Record: Chen Yanqing, China, 107, Aug. 16, 2004).

58kg (Total) — Li Xueying, China, 246, July 30 (Previous Record: Chen Yanqing, China, 244, Aug. 11, 2008).

63kg (Total) — Maiya Maneza, Kazakhstan, 245, July 31 (Previous Record: Chen Xiaomin, China, 242, Sept. 19, 2000).

75kg (Snatch) — Natalya Zabolotnaya, Russia, 131, Aug. 3 (Previous Record: Cao Lei, China, 128, Aug. 15, 2008).

75kg (Clean & Jerk) — Svetlana Podobedova, Kazakhstan, 161, Aug. 3 (Previous Record: Cao Lei, China, 154, Aug. 3, 2012).

75kg (Total)— Natalya Zabolotnaya, Russia, 291, Aug. 3 (Previous Record: Cao Lei, China, 282, Aug. 15, 2008).

75kg (Total)— Svetlana Podobedova, Kazakhstan, 291, Aug. 3 (Previous Record: Natalya Zabolotnaya, Russia, 286, Aug. 3, 2012).

+75kg (Clean & Jerk) — Zhou Lulu, China, 187, Aug. 5 (Previous Record: Jang Mi-Ran, South Korea, 186, Aug. 16, 2008).

+75kg (Snatch) — Zhou Lulu, China, 146, Aug. 5 (Previous Record: Mi-ran Jan, South Korea, 140, Aug. 16, 2008).

+75kg (Snatch) — Tatiana Kashirina, Russia, 151, Aug. 5 (Previous Record: Zhou Lulu, China, 146, Aug. 5, 2012).

+75kg (Total) — Tatiana Kashirina, Russia, 332, Aug. 5 (Previous Record: Mi-ran Jan, South Korea, 326, Aug. 16, 2008).

+75kg (Total) — Zhou Lulu, China, 333, Aug. 5 (Previous Record: Tatiana Kashirina, Russia, 332, Aug. 5, 2012).

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