Rio 2016 closing ceremony in pictures


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Rio 2016 closing ceremony in pictures

Pita Taufatofua of Tonga jumps on stage during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Pita Taufatofua of Tonga, the greased-up beefcake taekwondo star, caused a stir in the opening ceremony; he was back for the end too
Dancers perform during the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 21, 2016
There was a significant amount of shrubbery
British athletes wear glooming shoes during the closing ceremony in the Maracana stadium at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016
The only thing glowing brighter than Team GB’s gold medals were their athletes’ shoes
Dancers perform at the Olympic Wings segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games
No parrots were harmed in the production of this closing ceremony
A dancer performs during the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 21, 2016
This person was dancing, and was not the statue he looks like
A large martini glass in the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 21, 2016
Martini, anyone?
Dancers perform during the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 21, 2016
Don’t ask
Japanese performers take part in the closing ceremony
The handover to Tokyo 2020 was partly inspired by Japanese console games – this looks like Tetris and a bit of Super Mario to us
Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe is seen on stage
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe turned up dressed as Super Mario and everyone immediately forgot everything that had happened before this
Fireworks explode during the Closing Ceremony 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Good job, Brazil – next, it will be Tokyo’s turn
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