how many swimming world record have been broken in the 2008 Olympic Games
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 track and field records were broken in 2008 how many world record in track and field were broken at the 2008 olympic games
The record for most Athletics Olympic medals won was 19 medals by Michael Phelps in swimming at the 2012 London Olympic Games.
No, swimming is only in the Summer Olympic Games
30 world records were broken during the Olympic games. Olympic records were also broken as were many athletes individual record for the event
As of the 2008 Beijing Games - The women's Olympic record is 2:23.14 set by Naoko Takahashi of Japan at the 2000 Games in Sydney. The men's Olympic record is 2:09.21 set by Carlos Lopes of Portugal at the 1984 Games in Los Angeles. The men's Olympic record was broken at the 2008 Beijing games. It is now 2:06:32 set by Samuel Wanjiru of Kenya.
The current Olympic record in men's 100 meter freestyle swimming event is held by Eamon Sullivan of Australia with a time of 47.05 seconds. The record was set at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. The current Olympic record in women's 100 meter freestyle swimming event is held by Britta Steffen of Germany with a time of 53.12 seconds. The record was set at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
As of the 2008 Games held in Beijing, Michael Phelps holds the world record with 8 gold medals in swimming.
Rebecca Adlington of Australia in a world record time of 8:14.10.
When an olympic swimmer wins a race and has the letters OR listed next to their name, it stands for ' Olympic Record ". An olympic record means that no swimmer has ever swum a faster time at the olympic games. However, the time is still slower than the world record, denoted by the letters WR. The world record can be set at any official race at any time in the world.
The ladies' single (figure skating) world record was the the most significant record broken at the 2010 Olympic games. Kim Yuna of South Korea broken the then world record in the short program, free skate, and total.