London Olympics 2012: World Record

From Day 1 world records started shattering. Later Olympic Records also started tumbling. Archery, Swimming, Cycling and Weightlifting has contributed to the World record till Aug 7. Here is a complete list of 20 World records created at London Olympics 2012 till Day 12.

The list does not contain Olympic Records.

Olympic History
Indian Athletes in 2012 Olympics
Indian Medals in Olympics History

World Records at Olympic 2012
Sr. No.=Serial Number, C=Country, S=Sports

Sr. No. Day Name C S Event Record
1 1 Im Dong-hyun South Korea Archery Team Ranking 72-Arrow, 696 point
2 1 Team South Korea Archery Team Ranking 216 Arrow, 2087 points
3 2 Ye Shiwen China Swimming Women’s 400m Individual Medley 4:28.43s
4 2 Zulfiya Chinshanlo Kazakhastan Weightlifting Women’s 53kg clean and jerk 226kg
5 2 Eric Murray & Hamish Bond New Zealand Rowing Men’s Coxless Pair heats 6:08.50s
6 3 Dana Vollmer USA Swimming Women’s 100m Butterfly Final 55.98s
7 3 Cameron van der Burgh South Africa Swimming Men’s 100m Breaststroke Final 58.46s
8 4 Kim Un-Guk North Korea Weightlifting Men’s 62kg 327kg
9 6 Daniel Gyurta Hungary Swimming Men’s 200 metre breaststroke 2:07.28
10 7 Lu Xiaojun China Weightlifting Men’s 77 kg snatch 175 kg, Total 327 kg
11 7 Rebecca Soni USA Swimming Women’s 200 metre breaststroke Semifinal 2:20.00
12 7 Victoria Pendleton & Jessica Varnish Britain Cylcing Women’s team sprint Qualification 32.526
13 7 Gong Jinjie & Guo Shuang China Cylcing Women’s team sprint Qualification and first round 32.447 (Q), 32.422 (FR)
14 7 Ed Clancy, Geraint Thomas, Steven Burke, Peter Kennaugh Britain Cycling Men’s team pursuit Qualification 3:52.499
15 7 Philip Hindes, Chris Hoy, Jason Kenny Britain Cycling Men’s team sprint 42.747 (FR), 42.600 (Final)
16 7 Rebecca Soni USA Swimming Women’s 200 metre breaststroke Final 2:19.59
17 8 Alexei Klimov Russia Shooting 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men 592
18 8 Missy Franklin USA Swimming Women’s 200m Backstroke 2:04.06
19 8 Team Britain Cycling Men’s Team Pursuit 3:51.659
20 8 Team Britain Cycling Women’s Team Pursuit 3:15.669
21 9 Team USA Swimming Women’s 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:52.05
22 9 Ilya Ilyin Kazakhstan Weightlifting Men’s 94kg – Clean & Jerk 409
23 9 Sun Yang China Swimming Men’s 1500m Freestyle 14:31.02
24 9 Team Event Britain Cycling Women’s Team Pursuit 3:14.051
25 9 Team Event Britain Cycling Women’s Team Pursuit 3:14.682
26 9 Jessica Rossi Italy Shooting Women’s Trap 75
27 10 Tatiana Kashirina Russia Weightlifting Women’s +75kg 144
28 10 Zhou Lulu China Weightlifting Women’s +75kg – Clean & Jerk 142
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