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What is the oldest Olympic record still standing?

What is the oldest Olympic record still standing?

American Mike Powell jumped 8.95m to set a new world record eclipsing Beamon’s jump by 5cm. Powell’s jump is the only time someone has jumped further than Beamon. Beamon still holds the Olympic record and it is still the longest-standing record in a summer Olympics.

What are some Olympic world records?

Olympic Games Records

Discipline Perf Competitor
200 Metres 19.30 Usain BOLT
400 Metres 43.03 Wayde VAN NIEKERK
800 Metres 1:40.91 David RUDISHA
1500 Metres 3:28.32 Jakob INGEBRIGTSEN

What was the world record at the 2012 Olympics?

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Who are the all time Olympic records in Athletics?

List of men’s Olympic records in athletics Event Record Athlete(s) Nation Games Date Ref(s) 100 metres: 9.63 Usain Bolt Jamaica (JAM) 2012 London: August 5, 2012: 200 metres: 19.30 Usain Bolt Jamaica (JAM) 2008 Beijing: August 20, 2008: 400 metres: ♦43.03 Wayde van Niekerk South Africa (RSA) 2016 Rio de Janeiro: August 14, 2016: 800 metres

Who is the Olympic record holder for the 400 m?

Marie-José Pérec of France holds the record for the 400 metres, set at the Atlanta games in 1996. Russian athlete Yelena Isinbayeva set the Olympic record in the pole vault in Beijing in 2008.

Are there any World Records in Olympic weightlifting?

This is the list of world records in Olympic weightlifting. Records are maintained in each weight class for the snatch lift, clean and jerk lift, and the total for both lifts. The International Weightlifting Federation restructured its weight classes in 1993, 1998 and 2018, nullifying earlier records. 1 Current records 1.1 Men.