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Photos: Rio 2016 Olympics Closing Ceremony

 

The 2016 Summer Olympics officially ended on Sunday with the closing ceremony held in Rio’s Maracana Stadium.

Below we take a closer look at the best moments.

So let’s begin with the fireworks…

But there were plenty of fireworks.

 

Sadly, the Olympics is finally over…

Rio 2016 is now officially over.

 

… but seemingly every athlete stopped for a selfie with Simone

And seemingly every athlete stopped for a selfie with Simone.

 

The rain could not stop the celebrations. 

Not even the rain dampened the mood.

 

There was happiness everywhere…

It wasn't as many athletes as the opening ceremony, but the athletes were having just as much fun.

 

The Tongan flag bearer was back and as shiny as ever.

The Tongan flag bearer was back and as shiny as ever.

 

Veggies…

Veggies!

 

There was even a Kim Jong-un impersonator.

There was even a Kim Jong-un impersonator.

 

As is the tradition, the medalist in the men’s marathon received their medals during the ceremony 

As is tradition, the medalists in the men's marathon received their medals during the ceremony.

 

Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe came out as Super Mario

Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe came out as Super Mario.

 

Super Shinzo

Seriously.

 

The theme quickly became one of red and white…

The theme quickly became one of red and white.

 

… as Japan took over the mandate

The Olympic flag was officially handed from IOC President Thomas Bach to Governor of Tokyo Yuriko Koike.

 

See you all in Tokyo!

See you guys again in four years!

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