Twitter Can’t Get Enough of Usain Bolt’s Mid-Race Grin

It’s the Olympics of memes

By Rebecca Klar

 
Twitter Can’t Get Enough of Usain Bolt’s Mid-Race Grin
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15 August 2016

I’ve always wondered how athletes muster up the energy to smile through the interviews after a race.

Usain Bolt managed to do it in middle of one.

The 29-year-old fastest man in the world took home his first Rio gold on Sunday for the 100-meter dash — marking his third consecutive Olympic gold medal in the men's 100-meter race.

The win was expected, but the grin Bolt flashed the cameras while running in the semi-final took the internet world by surprise.

And obviously, they turned it into a meme.

Bolt has two more chances to bring home additional gold medals, and make more internet history, later this week. 

Image via: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

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