Video: Bolt wins Rio Olympic 100 metre final

Video: Bolt wins Rio Olympic 100 metre final

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has won gold in the Rio Olympic 2016 100 metres final in a time of 9.81.

Video: Bolt wins Rio Olympic 100 metre final

American sprinter Justin Gatlin won silver with 9.89 seconds while Canada's De Grasse won bronze with 9.91 seconds.

Video: Bolt wins Rio Olympic 100 metre final

This brings Bolt's haul of Olympic gold medals to seven.

Watch the video below:

Speaking to reporters after the race, Bolt said he was confident of winning two more medals.

"After the semi-finals I felt extremely good but we did not have a long turnaround time after the semi-final so it was challenging. The triple treble is on without a doubt.

"Somebody said I can become immortal. Two more medals to go and I can sign off. Immortal."

Bolt's 100m times

2008 Olympic Games, Beijing - 9.69 - world record

2009 World Championships, Berlin - 9.58 - world record

2012 Olympic Games, London - 9.63 - Olympic record

2013 World Championships, Moscow - 9.77

2015 World Championships, Beijing - 9.79

2016 Olympic Games, Rio - 9.81

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