Sergey Litvinov of the Soviet Union with 84,80 m (278,22 ft.) holds the olympic record, set in the Seoul Olympics in 1988 for men. Aksana Miankova of Belarus with 76,34 (250,46 ft.) holds the olympic record, set in the Beijing Olympics in 2008 for women.
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.
Phelps holds the record for the most gold medals won at a single Olympics with the eight golds he won at the 2008 Olympic Games.
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The African American Michael Johnson held the record in the 200 meters at the 2004 Olympics games.
The Olympic record for the 100 meter freestyle is 47.84 posted by Pieter van den Hoogenband, of the Netherlands at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia.
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The Olympic record for the women's 100 meter dash was set by Florence Griffith-Joyner at the 1988 Games in Seoul at a time of 10.54 seconds.
Usain Bolt from Jamaica , holds the olympic record for 100 meters , which he set in 2008 China olympic.
Swimmer Michael Phelps hold the record for the most gold medals won in a single Olympic Games. He won eight in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.