Was an Olympic record set today?

Posted to Infographics  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

From the Guardian US, a simple site that tells you if a record was broken today, and if so, what records. It was pieced together with Google Docs and github, and uses the New York Times Olympics API. [via]

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