Friday Afterschool Special: Bolt

The greatest

Usain Bolt won the men's 200m final last night — his second of three possible golds — and proclaimed himself the greatest, in a league with Muhammad Ali and Pele. And who can argue? Bolt won with a time of 19.78, while Canada's Andre De Grasse took silver and France's Christophe Lemaitre grabbed bronze. He'll race for the 4x100m gold tonight at 9:35 p.m. ET. In the meantime, check out this very excited fan:

An inside look at Bolt's run

Best Olympic celebration ever?

Racing against no one

After being disqualified for dropping the baton in a heat, the U.S. women's 4x100 relay team successfully protested the decision. (A Brazilian runner made contact with Allyson Felix during the handoff, which caused the drop.) Since they already missed the semi-finals, however, they had to run one of their own — with no one else on the track. To qualify for the finals they beat China's eighth-place finish:

This year's Games' breakout star

The most popular new face at this year's games may not have been an athlete at all but Michael Phelps's baby boy, Boomer. See you in the pool in 2036!

 

@boomerrphelps with momma @nicole.m.johnson #facetime daddy @m_phelps00 after race in #rio so excited to see daddy he laughs with joy! #love my grand baby so much!

A video posted by Annette Johnson-Coss (@annettejohnsoncoss) on

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