'One man just saved World Athletics' - Huge reaction to Usain Bolt's 100m win over Justin Gatlin
Published 23/08/2015 | 15:09
Usain Bolt beat Justin Gatlin to 100 metres gold at the World Championships in Beijing.
Here's how Twitter reacted to what was a very popular victory.
"One love, One heart...as it was in the beginning so shall it be in the end #bolt" - Olympic gold medalist Linford Christie.
"Next for Usain Bolt: Lance Armstrong in the Tour de France." - Comedian David Schneider on Bolt's victory over former doper Justin Gatlin.
What a race and what a man, congratulations @usainbolt!!— Gareth Bale (@GarethBale11) August 23, 2015
Cheats NEVER prosper - Usain Bolt beats Justin Gatlin to win 100m World Championship Gold .........well done Usain, you've saved a sport— Ian Abrahams (Moose) (@BroadcastMoose) August 23, 2015
"One man just saved World Athletics. #bolt" - British swimmer Chris Walker-Hebborn holds a common view.
"Bolt just saved athletics!!! #champion" - Former heptathlete Louise Hazel.
"There's no Sportsman with a bigger game temperament than Usain Bolt" - Ex-Lions winger Ugo Monye.
"Oh thank you Lord #Bolt" - Denise Lewis enjoyed Bolt's win.
"Bolt. He is basically athletics...what would it be without him..?" - Broadcaster Jake Humphrey.
"BOOM! BOOM! BOOM! BOLT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" - Piers Morgan reacts as only he can.