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This photo of Usain Bolt is internet gold

Posted at 12:10 PM, Aug 15, 2016

Television viewers worldwide barely had time to blink before Usain Bolt crossed the finish line during his 100-meter Olympic race Sunday evening. 

And photographers barely had time to snap a photo.

But one image of Bolt lit up the internet.

The photo, taken by Cameron Spencer of Getty Images, shows the athlete smiling at the cameras to his left as he passes his competitors. 

Twitter users grabbed the photo and ran wild with it:

Bolt won his record-setting third straight title in track's featured event Sunday, marking his seventh Olympic gold.