Rio Olympics 2016

Twitterati erupt as Usain Bolt wins his third gold medal in 100 meters

Usain Bolt’s legacy in the Olympics continued with his triumph in the 100 meters race. The Jamaican superstar won the race in 9.81 seconds, securing his place as the greatest sprinter of all time and becoming the only man or woman to win the 100 three times and at consecutive Olympics.

His main rival, Justin Gatlin of the United States, the 2004 Olympic champion, took the silver medal in 9.89 seconds followed by Andre de Grasse of Canada who won the bronze in 9.91 seconds.

As expected the fans on Twitter erupted after Bolt’s incredible milestone. Here are some of the best tweets:


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