What are the new Olympic records set in London
On the XXX Olympic Games in London for three weeks, the best athletes from around the world competed for the gold medals to lead the national team of the country in first place in the standings. And, on the way to winning some of them managed to set new world records.
New Olympic achievements in the competition of 2012, primarily affected water sports. In the final heats to 400 meters were installed just three world records, two of which belong to the young athletes from China. But the fourth time the record was recorded in the race at 800 meters from the reigning world champion from Kenya. In the medley 400 m women set a world record of sixteen Chinese Ye Shiven. As a result of the competition gold medalist showed time 4.28,43 - Olympic higher achievement in the discipline. Silver went to American Elizabeth Beysel with result 4.31,27, and won the bronze Chinese Li Juanjo (4.32,91). In a similar swim among men I became champion again, the athlete from China - Sun Yang, who showed the result of 3.40,14. Second place went to the athlete from South Korea's Park Tae-hwan, swim 400 meters of 3.42,06, and the third went to American Peter Vanderkayu with result 3.44,96. It sets a new world record at the Olympic Games in 2012 and the Australian women's national team - in the final swim the crawl for 400 meters, it has shown the best time of 3 minutes 33.15 seconds. The squad consisted of athletes Cate Campbell, Brittany Elmslie, Alicia Coutts and Melanie Schlanger. And August 9 the current world champion on the run, Kenyan David Rudisha, won a gold medal for his country in the women's 800 meters and showed record time - 1.40,91, updating its own highest achievement - 1.41.01. He immediately finished with a decent separation from other contestants, who confidently maintained during the entire race. The second place was won by the athlete from Botswana Nigel Amos (1 minute 41.73) and the bronze medal was the second Kenyan Timothy Kitum, the result of which - 1.42,53.