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London 2012 Olympics Day 15: World Records round up


The final day of track and field at London 2012 was aptly wrapped up with the king of sprint Usain Bolt winning another gold once again and setting another Guinness World Records record.

Bolt ran the final leg of Jamaica's 4x100m relay team, following teammates Yohan Blake, Nesta Carter and Michael Frater to lead the quartet home in a world record time of 36.84 seconds.

It marked the second straight Olympics where Jamacia have set a world record in the event and also saw Bolt pick up his third gold of the Games.

The women's 20km race walk had its youngest ever winner in the shape of Russia's Elena Lashmanova who claimed gold at the age of 20 years and 124 days, while her compatriot Evgenia Kanaeva became the first athlete to win two gold medals in rhythmic gymnastics individual all-around.

France's Julie Bresset became the youngest woman to win a medal in women's Mountain bike at the age of 23 years and 63 days, while Sabine Spitz who won silver (Germany), is now oldest to do so at the age of 40 years 228 days.

Finally, Adam Marosi won Hungary its 22nd medal in modern pentathlon, making it the most decorated country in he event. 

Click here for a full list of world reords broken so far at London 2012

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