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Closing Ceremony of Rio 2016

The closing ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympics was held on 21 August 2016 at the Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee officially closed the Games of the XXXI Olympiad after 16 days of competition, featuring 11,303 athletes exactly a year ago.

The Rio Olympics ended with a spectacular carnival-inspired closing ceremony, and the official handover of the Olympic Flag to the host of the 2020 Olympics, Tokyo Japan. The ceremony, watched by billions around the world, featured the parade of athletes and a dramatic extinguishing of the Olympic flame.

Take a look back via the following link: Closing Ceremony of Rio 2016!