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Olympics Opening Day - Archery

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 27: Im Dong Hyun of Korea celebrates breaking the World Record during the Men's Individual Archery Ranking Round on Olympics Opening Day as part of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Lord's Cricket Ground on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

World records at London Olympics

The 2012 London Olympic Games featured 30 world records in seven sports. The largest number of records were set in swimming (8). Most of the records were set by China (5), Great Britain (5) and United States (5).