Usain Bolt Wins 100M Olympic Gold Medal For The Third Time

And the Internet rejoiced.

On Sunday night, Usain Bolt won the Olympic gold medal for the 100M event, securing his standing title as the fastest man in the world. As he crossed the finish line in 9.81, Bolt pounded his chest and became the first person to win consecutively win three 100M gold medals. His main competition, Justin Gatlin of the United States came in .08 seconds behind him and took silver. Andre de Grasse of Canada won the bronze.

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Following his victory, Bolt took to Twitter to give a shoutout to his home country of Jamaica. As a picture of the Bolt taking the lead began to circulate, the internet exploded with excitement; his infectious grin as he looks back at his competition spurred many a meme. View the best below.

August 14, 2016
Usain Bolt Wins 100M Olympic Gold Medal For The Third Time