Internet has lots of fun with Bolt and De Grasse’s 200m antics

Track king Usain Bolt and fellow sprinter Andre De Grasse finished first and second in Wednesday’s 200-meter semifinal, but their performances weren’t the only things drawing headlines.

You would be forgiven for thinking that running a race like the 200m on the greatest stage of them all – the Olympics – would be nerve-wracking and deadly serious business.

But Bolt has cut such a relaxed figure in Rio that he hasn’t just been smiling and enjoying himself off the track, but on it as well.

And on Wednesday night, he appeared to meet his match in Canada’s De Grasse, who wasn’t content to let Bolt have all the fun.

As the duo crossed the line in first and second place in their 200m semi-final heat, De Grasse said something to Bolt, which made both of them laugh as they crossed the finish line.

As expected, it didn’t take long for the exchange to become meme-worthy: