List Of Athletic World (WR) and Olympic (OR) Records established during XXIX Summer Olympic Games in Beijing 2008.
The table of athletic sport records shows sport event, record holder, his/her nationality, his/her record, date and, for running and walking events, average speed during the race. Clicking the link will open speed converter which shows the speed in other units of measure (mph,km/h,yps,...)

100 m MenWR9.69Usain BoltJamaica16.08.2008 10.3199 m/s
200 m MenWR19.30Usain BoltJamaica20.08.2008 10.3627 m/s
5000 m MenOR12:57.82Kenenisa BekeleEthiopia23.08.2008 6.4282 m/s
10000 m WomenOR29:54.66Tirunesh DibabaEthiopia15.08.2008 5.5721 m/s
10000 m MenOR27:01.17Kenenisa BekeleEthiopia17.08.2008 6.1684 m/s
400 m Hurdles WomenOR52.64Melaine WalkerJamaica20.08.2008 7.5988 m/s
3000 m Steeplechase KobietWR8:58.81Gulnara Galkina-SamitovaRussia17.08.2008 5.5678 m/s
Maratnon MenOR2:06:32Samuel Kamau WansiruKenya24.08.2008 5.5578 m/s
4 x 100m Relay MenWR37.10Michael Frater
Asafa Powell
Usain Bolt
Nesta Carter
Jamaica22.08.2008 10.7817 m/s
4 x 400m Relay MenOR2:55.39LaShawn Merritt
David Neville
Angelo Taylor
Jeremy Wariner
USA23.08.2008 9.1225 m/s
Walk 20km WomenOR1:26:31Olga KaniskinaRussia21.08.2008 3.8528 m/s
Walk 50km MenOR3:37:09Alex SchwazerItaly22.08.2008 3.8376 m/s
Pole Vault WomenWR5.05mYelena IsinbayevaRussia18.08.2008
Pole Vault MenOR5.96mSteve HookerAustralia22.08.2008
Triple Jump WomenOR15.39mFrancoise Mbango EtoneCameroon17.08.2008
Hammer Throw WomenOR76.34mAksana MiankovaBielarus20.08.2008
Javelin Throw MenOR90.57mAndreas ThorkildsenNorway23.08.2008

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