Records Set at the London Olympics

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  • Nicola Adams, 2012 London Olympics, boxing
  • Misty May-Treanor, Kerri Walsh
  • Lauren Jackson, 2012 London Olympics
  • Felix Sanchez, 2012 London Olympics
  • Zhou LuLu, 2012 London Olympics
  • Tatiana Kashirina, 2012 London Olympics
  • Oscar Pistorius
  • Reginald "Reggie" Doherty, Venus Williams, Serena Williams , 2012 London Olympics
  • Ian Millar, 2012 London Olympics
  • Ilya Ilyin, 2012 London Olympics
  • Missy Franklin, Rebecca Soni, Dana Vollmer, Allison Schmitt
  • Michael Phelps, 2012 London Olympics
  • Katie Ledecky, 2012 London Olympics
  • Carmelo Anthony, 2012 London Olympics
  • Roger Federer, Juan Martin Del Potro
  • Ye Shiwen, 2012 London Olympics
  • Valentina Vezzali, 2012 London Olympics
  • Bradley Wiggins, 2012 London Olympics
  • Sun Yang, 2012 London Olympics
  • 2012 London Olympics, United States Basketball Team

Record-Breaking Talent

Keep track with the Olympians who have set records at the 2012 London Olympics, as tracked by the Guinness Book of World Records. —Britt Middleton

First Women's Olympic Boxing Gold Medal (Flyweight)
Athlete: Nicola Adams
Country: United Kingdom
Date: Aug. 9

(Photo: Scott Heavey/Getty Images)