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Usain Bolt has received his 100m Gold medal nearly a whole day after winning the race in Olympic record-breaking time.
Twitter said Usain's Bolt 100m final win last night saw a new Olympics peak of 74,000 tweets per minute.
And a day after becoming the 100m Olympic record, Bolt also passed the one million follower mark.
Speaking on the 50th Anniversary of Jamaican Independence, the Foreign Secretary William Hague congratulated Jamaica House on its role during the Olympic Games:
The judo bronze medalist hit a man after he threw a bottle on to the track at the start of the men's 100m final last night.
Edith Bosch was standing close by when a green plastic drink bottle was thrown from the stands behind the start line.
Her involvement was brought to public attention on Twitter, where she wrote: "A drunken spectator threw a bottle onto the track! I HAVE BEATEN HIM... unbelievable."
She later told Dutch television station NOS TV: "I had seen the man walking around earlier and said to people around me that he was a peculiar bloke.
"Then he threw that bottle and in my emotion I hit him on the back with the flat of my hand.
"Then he was scooped up by the security. However, he did make me miss the final, and I am very sad about that.
"I just cannot understand how someone can do something like that."
An audience of 20 million people watched Usain Bolt win gold in the men's 100m final, according to BBC figures.
Olympic champion Usain Bolt told reporters what he had eaten to prepare for the 100 metres final.
100m Olympic champion Usain Bolt has said he was unaware of a bottle that was thrown onto the track at the start of the final.
The 25-year-old, responding to questions about the incident from reporters, said: "No, I keep hearing that. I don't know who would have done that."
Fellow Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake said: "I was so focused I didn't see anything. I was so focused on just running to the line."
Edith Bosch, Holland's world judo champion, claimed on Twitter that she had "beaten" the person who had thrown the bottle.
She said: "A drunken spectator threw a bottle onto the track! I HAVE BEATEN HIM .... unbelievable."
Nobody was injured during the incident and the event was not disrupted, police said.
The suspect is being held in police custody at an east London police station on suspicion of causing a public nuisance.
A man has been arrested after a bottle was thrown onto the track at the start of the men's 100m final at the Olympic Stadium tonight, the Metropolitan Police said.
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Jamaican Usain Bolt set a new Olympic record by defending his 100m title in London in 9.63 seconds.