“I am a legend, bask in my glory,” Bolt said after his 200m gold in London and never in 120 years of Olympic history has there been someone who has dominated the game like him.
And it’s safe to say that the star Jamaican sprinter has immortalised his legendary status after he helped his country win gold in the 4x100m relay beating out Japan and a United States team that was later disqualified due to a lane violation. With his third gold medal of these Olympic Games, Bolt was able to get the legendary triple-triple.
As expected Twitterati went berserk after Bolt’s historic achievement. Here are some of the tweets:
— Ramesh Bala (@rameshlaus) August 20, 2016
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) August 20, 2016
— Venky (@venkytw8r) August 20, 2016
— Giaan Rooney (@GiaanRooney) August 20, 2016
— Jay Harris (@JayHarrisESPN) August 20, 2016
— Andre (@ndre007) August 20, 2016
Usain Bolt. Immortal.
— Richard Deitsch (@richarddeitsch) August 20, 2016
So lucky to be witnessing one of the greatest athletes of all times.
Bolt, thank you. pic.twitter.com/6FmRjKPm3Q
— Yasmine (@yasminebllt) August 20, 2016
— Janna (@kiwijanna) August 20, 2016
How can @usainbolt still be THAT much faster than the fastest men on earth. Mind boggling.
— Joe Posnanski (@JPosnanski) August 20, 2016
BOLT: going out gold. That was awesome. Matching Carl Lewis WITHOUT doing the long jump. Unreal
— Dave Zirin (@EdgeofSports) August 20, 2016
History. We'll be telling our grandchildren where we were when Bolt did the treble treble.
— Mark Chapman (@markchapman) August 20, 2016
THANK YOU USAIN BOLT & ASAFA POWELL FOR EVERYTHING YOU GUYS CONTRIBUTED TOWARDS JAMAICA TRACK & FIELD
— Dωyέr (@Jayyy_Dwyer) August 20, 2016