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2012 Summer Olympics - Season 2012

2012 SUMMER OLYMPICS -- Swimming Finals -- Pictured: (l-r) Dana Vollmer, Rebecca Soni, Allison Schmitt, Missy Franklin -- (Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC)

World record breakers at the 2012 Olympics

August 12, 2012


total of 38 records were broken in the 2012 Games. Some were improved by a few milliseconds,

while others were shattered in blistering new times. View the athletes below who

achieved world records in London. -- By Paul Rosales, Yahoo! Sports