Total of 44 new world records were set at the 2012 Olympics.
14 world records were set at the 2008 Olympics.
The most eagerly awaited records, was Michel Phelps swimming records.
Michael Phelps with 7 world records ath the 2008 Beijing olympic games
Olympic Records are set at the Olympics and World Records occur at any international competition
She has tied the records Shannon Miller set for total world championships medals and total medals earned in one Olympics.
32 new world records were set and there were also new Olympic records set with 11 just in the 47 athletic events and 20 more in the 34 swimming events. There are also many other records for World Junior, Asia, African, European, Country and individual records
He has set new goals and records for people to beat, and kids to dream of being runners in the Olympics when they are bigger.
No he did not set a world record .
Romania had an extremely modest participation.
yes people do set world records
7. Mark set single swimmer world records in 100 meter freestyle, 200 meter freestyle, 100 meter butterfly, and 200 meter butterfly. He and the U.S. team set world records in 4x100 meter freestyle relay, 4x200 meter freestyle relay, and 4x100 meter medley relay.
Mark Spitz. Not only did he set a record for the most gold medals in any olympiad, he also set a new world's record in each of the events he won.
yes a pipe bomb was set off during the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta.
Evgeni Plushenko of Russia set a world record score in the men's figure skating short program; his 90.66 points was more 10 points better than the nearest opponent's score
No they can set at any official meet