Still the World’s Fastest Man! Usain Bolt Wins Third Olympic 100m Gold In Rio

The Jamaican’s bid for a “triple-triple” of Olympic gold medal winning performances gets off to a flying start in Brazil

Usain Bolt has won the men’s 100m final in Rio – becoming the first athlete to win three Olympic golds in the event.

The win in a time of 9.81 seconds took the sprinter a step closer to his goal of winning the “triple-triple” of gold in the 100m, 200m and the 4x100m relay in a third consecutive Olympics.

American Justin Gatlin took silver in 9.89 seconds, while Canada’s Andre de Grasse won bronze in 9.91 seconds.

Bolt appeared to be in trouble after a slow start, but he cruised past Gatlin in the last 30m and found time to thump his chest as he crossed the line.

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