Olympic Record: Usain Bolt 9.63 (2012)World Record: Usain Bolt 9.58 (2009)
Usain Bolt from Jamaica is the world record holder and the Olympic Champion
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.
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.
The 1 Kilometer run is not an Olympic event in Track and Field. The current world record for the men's 1 kilometer is held by Noah Ngeny from Kenya. His time is 2:11:96. He ran on September 5, 1999.
Set in 1996 by Simon Lessing, he broke the world record in the World Championship triathlon (Olympic distance) with a time of 1 hour, 39 minutes, 50 seconds at Cleveland. This record stands as of 2008. Due to the variety in courses during the olympic games, the world record is not official, however Simon Whitfeild holds the unofficial olympic record for triathlon at 1:48:24.02.
Yes. The new record becomes both the Olympic Record and the World Record. You will notice this is the case for several events.
Usain Bolt holds the world record with 9.58 seconds (August 16, 2009) but the Olympic record is 9.69s in 2008, also by Usain Bolt.
The Olympic 400m men freestyle record is 3:40.59 by Ian Thrope.
Usain bolt 9.58 and his olympic record is 9.69
The Olympic Record for the men's long jump is Bob Beamon's 8.90 jump in the 1968 Olympic games.
Eamon Sullivan regained the 50-meter freestyle world record with a 21.41 seconds swim at the Australian Olympic trials in Sydney. - June 2008!