How Fast Is The Fastest Man In The World?

by TV One Staff

August 15, 2016

Usain Bolt‘s destiny as the fastest man in the world was solidified at birth—could this Olympian have a more fitting last name?

But of course, it takes much more than a cool last name to make this claim. Usain proved it for the third time (and final, according to rumors) that he is indeed the fastest, when he beat the world’s most talented sprinters in the Men’s 100M in 9.8 seconds at the 2016 Rio Olympics:

Curious to see just how much Bolt measures up to the title? Now you can with the Bolt Simulator, which compares Bolt’s world record of 9.58 seconds, with that of a house cat, a stallion, and fellow Olympians, Carl Lewis and Justin Gatlin. Click the image below to start the Super Mario-esque simulator. Interesting, we promise!

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Here are some of our favorite reactions to the win of this legendary Olympian:

TELL US: What are your thoughts on the Rio Olympics? Do you think Bolt will really retire after this medal?