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Yes, it automatically replaces the current Olympic record.

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If you brake an world record at the Olympics do you brake the olynpic record record?

yes. if you run a world record time at the Olympics it is recorded as both the world record and the olympic record.

What does OR mean in the Olympics results?

It means Olympic Record,and WO means world record.

What is the difference between Olympic Record and World Record?

Olympic Records are set at the Olympics and World Records occur at any international competition

In the Olympics who holds the World and Olympic high jump record?

World Record: Javier Sotomayor (CUB) 2.45m Olympic Record: Charles Austin (USA) 2.39m

How much does a athlete get paid for breaking a world record at the Olympics?

Olympic athletes are not paid.

What does Olympic Best record mean?

That means that person has the best record for a specific sport at the Olympics. It is contrasted with the World Record, which is the fastest or best ever. It is entirely possible for them to be the same. The World record will always be better or the same as the Olympic Record.

Why is an Olympic record not considered to be a world record?

An Olympic record is the greatest achieved in the Olympic games. A world record is the greatest achieved anywhere, ever. In some instances an Olympic record is also the world record.

Is an olympic record the same as a world record?

No they are not the same. A World Record can be broken at any time. Whereas an Olympic Record can only be broken at the Olympic Games (it's a glorified Meet Record.) Keep in mind that a World Record CAN be set at the Olympic Games (which would in turn, automatically break the Olympic Record as well.) A World Record outranks an Olympic Record.

How many swimming world record have been broken in the 2008 Olympic Games?

14 world records were set at the 2008 Olympics.

In the 1940s what was the world record for high jump in the Olympics?

There was no Olympic Games during the time of 1940-1944 because of World War Two

What is the difference between the Australian Record the olympic record the commenwealth record and the world record and when can they be set?

the australian record would be the fastest time ever run by an australian (it's the same concept with other countries, i.e. American record, British record, etc.) the olympic record is the fastest time ever run in the olympics, and the commonwealth record is the fastest time ever run in the commonwealth games. and of course, the world record is the fastest time ever run. the olympic record can only be set in the olympics, and the commonwealth record can only be set in the commonwealth games. the australian and world record can be set anywhere at any time.

Is breaking the world record in an Olympic game delete the former Olympic record?

Yes. The new record becomes both the Olympic Record and the World Record. You will notice this is the case for several events.

How many swimming world records have been broken in the 2008 Olympics?

how many swimming world record have been broken in the 2008 Olympic Games

What is the significance of the Olympic games to the world?

the significance of the Olympics to the world

What is the difference between a world record and an olympic record?

The OR stands for Olympic Record which is a record made only at the olympic games. The WR ( world Record) is a record made by an individual of that sport at any other event worldwide. Sort of like a guiness world record. However if a world record is beaten at the olympic games then both OR and WR will change to that new time or score.

What are three world records that have been broken at the Olympics?

Ben Johnson broke the Olympic and World record in the 100 metres, Robert Fazekas broke the Olympic record in the men's discus,..these are only two but i cant find any more...Hope this helps :)

Who won two goals in track and field with world record timing in 2006 in Olympics?

There was no Olympiccompetition in 2006, but I suspect that was a typo, in the 2008 Olympics however Usain Bolt won the 100 meters, and 200 meters in world record times 9.69 sec and 19.30 seconds respectively. 100 meter time broke his team mate Osafa Powell's world record which was 9.74, and Michael Johnson's 200 meter world and Olympic record which was 19.32 from the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. Usain Bold was also apart of the world and Olympic record breaking 4 x 100 meter relay.

What is world Olympic record bench press?

Bench press is not an olympic event, therefore there is no olympic record in bench press.

Longest standing olympic swimming world record?

Janet Evan's record in the 800m freestyle event...set in 1989, broken by Rebecca Adlington in the Beijing Olympics in 2008

What is the Olympic record and world record for the men?

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What is the men's 200 meter freestyle world record?

The world record, as well as the Olympic record, for the mens' 200 meter freestyle was set by Michael Phelps on August 12th, 2008, at the Beijing Summer Olympics. His time was 1:42.96 .

Who set the world record for the 200 meter dash in the 1996 Olympics?

Michael Johnson (USA) set the 200 Meter Dash World Record at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games with a time of 19.32 seconds.

What is the Olympic record and world record for the men's 4000m run?

The Olympics does not feature a 4000m distance for running and thus no record exists for it. In fact, Olympic running events jump from the 1500m to the 5000m. In regard to world records, the 4000m is again not recognized. The closest is the 2 mile (3219m) and the 5000m running events.

How many records were broken at the London 2012 Olympics?

30 world records were broken during the Olympic games. Olympic records were also broken as were many athletes individual record for the event

Who holds the men's 200m freestyle world record and olympic record?

Michael Phelps holds both records for the 200 meter men's freestyle. His record was 1:42.96 at the summer Olympics in 2008 in Beijing.