Usain Bolt’s Olympic Record in 100 Meters Prompts Hail of Tweets From World of Sports

Usain Bolt's Olympic Record in 100 Meters Prompts Hail of Tweets From World of SportsThe men's 100-meter final at the Olympics is usually one of the world's most-watched sporting events. So it should come as no surprise that a lot of athletes were among the viewers as Usain Bolt defended his Olympic title on Sunday.

Several members of the U.S. men's basketball team were at the Olympic Stadium to watch Bolt's performance in person, while millions more watched on television sets and computer screens around the world.

The U.S. women's gymnastics team struck a Bolt pose in London on Saturday, and Bolt even got a shoutout from his training partner — also the 100-meter silver medalist — Yohan Blake after the race.

Check out the tweets below to see what the world's top athletes had to say about Bolt's big day.

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