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Olympics Day 8 - Weightlifting

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 04: Ilya Ilyin of Kazakhstan celebrates setting a new world record and winning the gold medal in the Men's 94kg Weightlifting final on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 4, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

World record breakers at the 2012 Olympics


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