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FEATURE No one can catch immortal «Gold Bolt» - press reacts to historic 100m By David Hein, dpa

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The world reacted with much praise to Usain Bolt‘s third straight Olympic gold medal in the 100m, with media calling him a "giant", a "flash", "immortal" and "legandary".

Berlin (dpa) - Usain Bolt‘s run to history resulted in a flood of positive reaction throughout the world, with reports on the Rio Games 100 metre race calling the three-time Olympic champion immortal, incredible, a flash and brilliant among other lofty praise.

"‘Immortal‘ Bolt blasts into history," read the headline on The Times of London after Bolt won his third consecutive 100 metre Olympic gold medal in a time of 9.81 seconds.

"Usain Bolt raised a single finger as he crossed the line - one more gold medal, another page written in his own Olympic history book. By the end of the week, he believes he could be ‘immortal‘," wrote The Times.

"Gold-Bolt shines in Rio," splashed the German mass daily Bild on its coverage of Bolt‘s "7th Golt".

"He is and remains the fastest man in the world!" added Bild.

The Spanish daily Marca wrote: "A flash in Rio" while French sports daily L‘Equipe called Bolt a "giant" and "legendary".

There was joyous praise back in Bolt‘s home land as well as the Jamaica Observer headlined its coverage "Brilliant Bolt" and added: "Lightning Bolt strikes third Olympic 100m gold."

The headline for the New York Times read: "Still, No One on Earth Can Catch Usain Bolt."

"Bolt proved it again, winning the 100 meters in 9.81 seconds, a coronation that secured his place as the greatest sprinter of all time," wrote the NY Times.

"Everyone‘s tried it (the 100m race) at least once in their lives. To be the best in the Olympics three times in something that everyone has done at least once is incredible," David Wallechinsky, the president of the International Society of Olympic Historians, told the NY Times.

"His legacy will depend on what he does with the rest of his life ... The best is if he goes around, giving clinics, and travels the world like Muhammad Ali and becomes well known in Africa and Asia and is someone that everybody loves."

Social media meanwhile was full of posts of the picture of Bolt smiling shortly before the finish line and various memes of it.

There were also numerous posts saying the only thing that could stop Bolt was a segway, referring to the incident at last summer‘s athletics world championships in Beijing where a cameraman lost control of his segway and tripped Bolt from behind after the 200m title race.

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