Beijing olympic records

Usain Bolt may have been the only athlete who upstaged swimmer Michael Phelps in the recent Beijing Olympics. The Jamaican sprinter surprisingly set two individual world records in the 100 and 200 meters and was part of a 4×100 relay world record Jamaican team.

Usain Bolt may have been the only athlete who upstaged swimmer Michael Phelps in the recent Beijing Olympics. The Jamaican sprinter surprisingly set two individual world records in the 100 and 200 meters and was part of a 4×100 relay world record Jamaican team.

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China sets Olympics record in weddings, as 300,000-plus couples tie knot. Chinese couples kiss during a mass wedding ceremony in Wuhan, central China's Hubei province on 08 August 2008. China claimed it set a world record for marriages on a single day to coincide with the opening of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, with some 14,591 couples registered in Beijing alone.

China sets Olympics record in weddings, as 300,000-plus couples tie knot. Chinese couples kiss during a mass wedding ceremony in Wuhan, central China's Hubei province on 08 August 2008. China claimed it set a world record for marriages on a single day to coincide with the opening of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, with some 14,591 couples registered in Beijing alone.

Usain Bolt. At the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the Jamaican sprinter broke the world and Olympic records in both the 100-meter and 200-meter events. He also set a 4×100-meter relay record with the Jamaican team, making him the first man to win three sprinting events at a single Olympics since Carl Lewis in 1984.

Usain Bolt. At the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the Jamaican sprinter broke the world and Olympic records in both the 100-meter and 200-meter events. He also set a 4×100-meter relay record with the Jamaican team, making him the first man to win three sprinting events at a single Olympics since Carl Lewis in 1984.

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Is SAP HANA faster than the fastest man on Earth? Yup. http://spr.ly/pinHANA

Is SAP HANA faster than the fastest man on Earth? Yup. http://spr.ly/pinHANA

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In 2008, at the Beijing Summer Olympics, Michael Phelps broke an Olympic record and became the most decorated gold medalist in history. Phelps won eight gold medals at the Beijing Olympics, resulting in an astonishing 19 gold medals throughout his Olympic career. Phelps is now a swimming legend with a record extremely difficult to beat.  http://sports.espn.go.com/oly/summer08/columns/story?id=3539386  (Courtney Petersen)

In 2008, at the Beijing Summer Olympics, Michael Phelps broke an Olympic record and became the most decorated gold medalist in history. Phelps won eight gold medals at the Beijing Olympics, resulting in an astonishing 19 gold medals throughout his Olympic career. Phelps is now a swimming legend with a record extremely difficult to beat. http://sports.espn.go.com/oly/summer08/columns/story?id=3539386 (Courtney Petersen)

Usain Bolt ~ At the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt became a three-time Olympic gold medalist in one fell swoop, simultaneously clinching the world records and Olympic records for the 100 metres, the 200 metres and the 4X100 metres relay.

Usain Bolt ~ At the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt became a three-time Olympic gold medalist in one fell swoop, simultaneously clinching the world records and Olympic records for the 100 metres, the 200 metres and the 4X100 metres relay.

Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia won the 5,000 and 10,000 metre events at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, each in Olympic record times

Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia won the 5,000 and 10,000 metre events at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, each in Olympic record times

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Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates winning the Men's 100m Final and the gold medal at the National Stadium on Day 8 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 16, 2008 in Beijing, China. Bolt finished the event in first place with a time of 9.69, a new World Record.

Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates winning the Men's 100m Final and the gold medal at the National Stadium on Day 8 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 16, 2008 in Beijing, China. Bolt finished the event in first place with a time of 9.69, a new World Record.

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