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Olympics Day 14 - Athletics

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 10: Carmelita Jeter of the United States, Bianca Knight of the United States, Allyson Felix of the United States and Tianna Madison of the United States celebrate next to the clock after winning gold and setting a new world record of 40.82 afterthe Women's 4 x 100m Relay Final on Day 14 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 10, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

World record breakers at the 2012 Olympics

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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