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Olympics Day 5 - Weightlifting

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 01: Xiaojun Lu of China reacts after setting his second world record of the event by scoring a total of 379 while competing in the Men's 77kg Weightlifting on Day 5 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 1, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

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