Records Set at the London Olympics

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  • 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
  • Nicola Adams, 2012 London Olympics, boxing
  • Misty May-Treanor, Kerri Walsh
  • Lauren Jackson, 2012 London Olympics
  • Felix Sanchez, 2012 London Olympics

First Double Amputee to Compete in the Olympic and Paralympic Games

Athlete: Oscar Pistorius
Country: South Africa
Date: Aug. 4
Factoid:  Pistorius ran the first heat of the first round of the men's 400m race.

(Photo: Julia Vynokurova/Getty Images)