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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.

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