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14 world records were set at the 2008 Olympics.

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

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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.


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Who hold the record for most gold medals won in one olympic games?

As of the 2008 Games held in Beijing, Michael Phelps holds the world record with 8 gold medals in swimming.


Who won the womens 800m swimming in 2008 olympic games?

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What records were broken at the 2010 Olympics?

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What events are held at the olympic games?

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How is swimming played at the olympic games?

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What does OR stand for in olympic swimming?

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When was olympic swimming invented?

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How many Olympic records were broken during the 2008 Olympic Games?

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

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What is the Olympics Womens record in the fifty meter swimming event?

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Who won the most swimming medals?

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What are the original olympic games?

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