World of Records

World of Records

Setting a world record is the ultimate achievement and, no doubt, the goal for all athletes around the world. This interactive visualization highlights 100+ years of world records for summer Olympic events and can be viewed all at once, by individual sport, by the duration the record was held or by geography. Explore this world of records to learn interesting nuggets of information and find patterns throughout the years.

Design Partner: R/GA

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Posted Aug 1, 2012
 
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Tags 2012 Olympics, Sports, world records
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