Video of grandfather celebrating Usain Bolt's Olympic gold medal goes viral

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Usain Bolt was typically being Usain Bolt last night at the Rio Olympics when he won his third consecutive gold medal in the 100m, but it was a fellow Jamaican miles away that has caught the eyes of many.

There is nothing like watching sport in the comfort of your own living room and this one Jamaican grandfather has taken the internet by storm for his reactions whilst watching Bolt compete in the 100m.

As we all know, Bolt won the race and finished in an impressive 9.81s, but the performance of the night has to go to the Jamaican who was watching on the TV.


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It all started pretty normal for the spectator, with the odd 'come on' here and there, but when the race got down to the nail-biting finish, he could barely contain his excitement.

After briefly banging on his coffee table, he then started to produce laps around the living room, almost as if he was running the race himself.

Once the race had finished, and Bolt had brought home yet another gold medal, one of his biggest fans could just stand in awe in front of his TV set with his arms aloft.

Since the video has been put on social media, it's received thousands of re-tweets and favourites, and is going viral across the internet.

You can watch the man's celebrations in the video below.

The Jamaican was clearly very proud of his fellow countryman, who added yet another Olympic gold medal to his already stacked collection.

Winning the 100m in Rio now means Bolt has seven Olympic gold medals to his name, competing in the 100m, 200m and the relay races, spanning from Beijing 2008 to Rio 2016.

Bolt will now turn his attentions to the 200m, which takes place throughout the week, with the final on Friday.

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Justin Gatlin
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