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

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What does the word Olympic mean

What country first proposed the winter olympic games as separate from the traditional olympic games

How did the athletes prepare for the ancient olympic games

What other events were included in the ancient olympic games after the first ancient olympic games

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