Records Set at the London Olympics

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  • 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
  • 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

Most Olympic Gold Medals Won by an Individual (18)

Athlete: Michael Phelps
Country: United States
Date: Various
Additional Records: In addition to total gold medal count, Phelps also has the most Olympic medals won by an individual (22 medals in total) and most consecutive Olympic swimming gold medals in the same event (200m individual medley at 2004 Athens Olympics, 2008 Beijing Olympics and 2012 London Olympics) 

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