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  • Missy Franklin
    Missy Franklin of the U.S. waves after winning the women's 100m backstroke final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics CentreReuters
  • Zhou Lulu
    China's Zhou Lulu competes and wins the women's 75kg group A clean and jerk weightlifting competition at the ExCel venue during the London 2012 Olympic GamesReuters
  • Elena Lashmanova
    Russia's Elena Lashmanova holds her national flag as she celebrates after winning the women's 20km race walk final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at The MallReuters
  • Ilya Ilyin
    Kazakhstan's Ilya Ilyin lifts on the men's 94Kg group A weightlifting competition at the ExCel venue at the London 2012 Olympic GamesReuters
  • Allyson Felix, Bianca Knight, Carmelita Jeter, Tianna Madison
    Allyson Felix, Bianca Knight, Carmelita Jeter and Tianna Madison of the U.S. celebrate after they won gold in the women's 4x100m relay final during the London 2012 Olympic GamesReuters
  • Gold Medal Winners For the U.S. at London Olympics 2012
    (L-R) Missy Franklin, Rebecca Soni, Dana Vollmer and Allison Schmitt of the U.S. pose with their gold medals on the podium after winning the women's 4x100m medley relay final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics CentreReuters
  • Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake, Nesta Carter, Michael Frater
    Jamaica's Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake, Nesta Carter and Michael Frater pose next to their new world record of 36.84 seconds after winning the men's 4x100m relay final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic StadiumReuters
  • Sir Chris Hoy, Philip Hindes and Jason Kenny
    Name – Sir Chris Hoy, Philip Hindes and Jason Kenny Nationality – Great Britain Sport – Cycling (men's team sprint) Record (world and Olympic) – 42.600sReuters
  • David Lekuta Rudisha
    Kenya's David Lekuta Rudisha holds his national flag after winning the men's 800m final during the London 2012 Olympic GamesReuters
  • Gong Jinjie and Guo Shuang
    Name – Gong Jinjie and Guo Shuang Nationality – China Sport – Cycling (women's team sprint) Record (Olympic) – 32.422sReuters
  • Tatiana Kashirina
    Russia's Tatiana Kashirina competes in the women's 75kg group A clean and jerk weightlifting competition at the ExCel venue during the London 2012 Olympic GamesReuters
  • Rebecca Soni
    Name – Rebecca Soni Nationality – United States Sport – Swimming (women’s 200m breaststroke) Record (world and Olympic) – 2:19.59sReuters
  • Dani King, Laura Trott, Joanna Rowsell
    Britain's Dani King, Laura Trott and Joanna Rowsell compete in the track cycling women's team pursuit gold finals at the Velodrome during the London 2012 Olympic GamesReuters
  • Daniel Gyurta
    Hungary's Daniel Gyurta celebrates after he won the men's 200m breaststroke final in world record time during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics CentreReuters
  • Sun Yang
    China's Sun Yang reacts after winning the gold in the men's 1500m freestyle final with a world record during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics CentreReuters
  • Zhou Lulu
    Name – Zhou Lulu Nationality – China Sport – Weightlifting (women's 75 kg) Record (world and Olympic) – 333 kg (total)Reuters
  • Edward Clancy, Geraint Thomas, Steven Burke, Peter Kennaugh
    Britain's Edward Clancy, Geraint Thomas, Steven Burke and Peter Kennaugh compete on the last lap of their track cycling men's team pursuit qualifiers at the Velodrome during the London 2012 Olympic GamesReuters
  • Un Guk Kim
    North Korea's Un Guk Kim reacts after successful lift on the men's 62Kg Group A weightlifting competition at the London 2012 Olympic GamesReuters
  • Alexei Klimov
    Russia's Alexei Klimov competes in the men's shooting 25m rapid fire pistol qualification round at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Royal Artillery BarracksReuters
  • Dana Vollmer
    Name – Dana Vollmer Nationality – United States Sport – Swimming (women’s 100m butterfly) Record (world and Olympic) – 55.98sReuters
  • Im Dong Hyun, Oh Jin Hyek, Kim Bub-min
    South Korea's Im Dong Hyun holds up his Bronze medal as Oh Jin Hyek looks on during the men's archery victory ceremony at the Lords Cricket Ground during the London 2012 Olympics GamesReuters
  • Zulfiya Chinshanlo
    Kazakhstan's Zulfiya Chinshanlo lifts to set new clean and jerk World record and total Olympic record on the women's 53Kg Group A weightlifting competition at the London 2012 Olympic GamesReuters
  • Ye Shiwen
    China's Ye Shiwen waves after winning gold in the women's 400m individual medley final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics CentreReuters
  • Im Dong Hyun
    South Korea's Im Dong Hyun fires an arrow during the men's archery team quaterfinals at the Lords Cricket Ground during the London 2012 Olympics GamesReuters
  • Cameron Van Der Burgh
    South Africa's Cameron Van Der Burgh celebrates after setting a world record to win the men's 100m breaststroke final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics CentreReuters
  • Jessica Rossi
    Italy's Jessica Rossi kisses her gold medal celebrating victory and new world record on the Women's shooting trap at the Royal Artillery Barracks during the London 2012 Olympic GamesReuters

London Olympics 2012 was a big success with as many as 26 world records being broken in various events. Here is the list and photos of world record breakers at the Olympics that ended on Sunday.

Swimming
Missy Franklin of United States broke world record set by Zimbabwe's Kirsty Coventry in women's 200-meter backstroke with a time of 2:04.06.

Weightlifting
Zhou Lulu, weightlifter from China, created a new world record in the women's +75 kg category at the the 2012 Summer Olympics by lifting a total of 333 kg. She broke her own world record of 328 kg in the snatch, and clean and jerk.

Walking
Elena Lashmanova of Russia set a world record in the women's 20 kilometres walk at the London Olympics with a time of 1:25:02. She surpassed Vera Sokolova's record by six seconds.

Weightlifting
Ilya Ilyin of Kazakhstan sets a new world record in the Men's 94kg weightlifting by lifting 233 kilograms in the clean and jerk. His total of 418 kilograms from the snatch and clean and jerk was also a world record.

4x100m Relay Women
U.S. team comprised of Carmelita Jeter, Bianca Knight, Allyson Felix and Tianna Madison broke the world record held for 3 decades by East Germany with a time of 40.82 seconds.

Swimming
The American team of Missy Franklin, Rebecca Soni, Dana Vollmer and Allison Schmitt won Olympic gold in women's 4x100m medley relay with a world record time of 3: 52.05, bettering the previous record of 3:52.19 set by China.

[PHOTOS OF WORLD RECORD BREAKERS AT LONDON OLYMPICS]

4x100m Relay Men
Jamaican 4x100m relay team comprised of Usain Bolt, Nesta Carter, Michael Frater and Yohan Blake broke the world record with a time of 36.84 seconds.

Cycling
British team of Sir Chris Hoy, Philip Hindes and Jason Kenny set a new world record in the Team Sprint. They completed their three-lap in 42.600 seconds, beating their own record of 42.747.

Athletics
David Lekuta Rudisha of Kenya set a new world record in the Men's 800m at the London Olympics with a time of 1:40.91.

Cycling
Gong Jinjie and Guo Shuang of China set world record women's Team Sprint Track Cycling with a time of 32.422 seconds. They broke their own 32.447 seconds record they posted in the qualification round.

Weightlifting
Tatiana Kashirina of Russia set a new world record in the 75kg snatch by lifting 151kg.

Swimming
Rebecca Soni of the United States set a new world record in the women's 200m Breaststroke with a time of 2:19.59 seconds.

Cycling
Britain's 3000m team comprised of Dani King, Laura Trott and Joanna Rowsell set a new world record time of 3:14.051.

Swimming
Daniel Gyurta of Hungary set a new world record with a time of 2:07.28 in 200 metre breaststroke.

Swimming
Sun Yang of China set a world record in the men's 1,500 metres freestyle at the London Olympics with a time of 14:31.02.

Weightlifting
Xiaojun Lu of China set a new world record by scoring a total 379 in the Men's 77kg weightlifting.

Cycling
Britain's cycling team comprised of Edward Clancy, Geraint Thomas, Steven Burke and Peter Kennaugh set a world record in 4000m team pursuit with a time of 3:51.659.

Weightlifting
Kim Un Guk of Democratic People's Republic of Korea set a world record in the Men's 62kg category with a total of 327 kg. He also tied the World Record in the snatch with 153 kg.

Shooting
Alexei Klimov of Russia set a world record in the men's 25-meter rapid fire pistol with 592 points.

Swimming
Dana Vollmer of the United States won gold in the women's 100m Butterfly at the London Olympics. She set a new world record time of 55.98 seconds in the event.

Archery
South Korean team of Im Dong-hyun, Kim Bub-min and Oh Jin-hyek set a new 216-arrow world record in the ranking round.

Weightlifting
Zulfiya Chinshanlo of Kazakhstan set a new world record in the women's 53kg weightlifting in the clean and jerk by lifting 131 kg.

Swimming
Ye Shiwen of China broke the world record held by Stephanie Rice in the women's 400m Individual Medley by clocking 4:28.43.

Archery
Im Dong Hyun of Korea set a new world record score of 699 during the Archery men's individual ranking round.

Swimming
Cameron van der Burgh of South Africa won gold in the men's 100m Breastsroke at the London Olympics. He set a new world record time of 58.46 seconds.

Shooting
Jessica Rossi of Italy set a world record in the women's trap with a score of 99 out of 100 shots at the London Olympics.

PHOTOS OF WORLD RECORD BREAKERS AT LONDON OLYMPICS