Best of Rio Olympics 2016 Closing Ceremony

Fourth-Place Medal

The final curtain is about to fall on the 2016 Rio Olympics with the closing ceremony. Check out the best images of Rio’s final event.

<p>Samba dancers perform in the “Cidade Maravilhosa” segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Samba dancers perform in the “Cidade Maravilhosa” segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

<p>An athlete takes a photo of their medal as fireworks explode near the conclusion of the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

An athlete takes a photo of their medal as fireworks explode near the conclusion of the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

<p>Performers wait to enter the main stage for the 2016 Rio Olympics closing ceremony on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing Ceremony

Performers wait to enter the main stage for the 2016 Rio Olympics closing ceremony on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger)

Scroll to continue with content
Ad
<p>Performers present the next Olympic host city of Tokyo at the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games, at the Maracana Stadium. Stanislav Krasilnikov/TASS (Photo by Stanislav Krasilnikov\TASS via Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Performers present the next Olympic host city of Tokyo at the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games, at the Maracana Stadium. Stanislav Krasilnikov/TASS (Photo by Stanislav Krasilnikov\TASS via Getty Images)

<p>Model Izabel Goulart and Renato Sorriso lead dancers on stage during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Model Izabel Goulart and Renato Sorriso lead dancers on stage during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

<p>2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony – Maracana – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – 21/08/2016. Performers take part in the closing ceremony. REUTERS/Toby Melville FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. – RTX2MGPQ </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony – Maracana – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – 21/08/2016. Performers take part in the closing ceremony. REUTERS/Toby Melville FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. – RTX2MGPQ

Best of Rio Olympics 2016 Closing Ceremony
<p>The Brazilian flag is seen projected during the closing ceremony of the 2016 Rio Olympics on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

The Brazilian flag is seen projected during the closing ceremony of the 2016 Rio Olympics on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch)

<p>Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch)

<p>Samba dancers perform in the “Cidade Maravilhosa” segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Samba dancers perform in the “Cidade Maravilhosa” segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

<p>Carnival singers and dancers perform as fireworks explode near the conclusion of the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Carnival singers and dancers perform as fireworks explode near the conclusion of the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

<p>Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics. (REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics. (REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski)

<p>Fireworks explode during the closing ceremony at the 2016 Rio Olympics. (REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Fireworks explode during the closing ceremony at the 2016 Rio Olympics. (REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski)

<p>Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics. (REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics. (REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko)

<p>Dancers perform at the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games, at the Maracana Stadium. Stanislav Krasilnikov/TASS (Photo by Stanislav KrasilnikovTASS via Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Dancers perform at the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games, at the Maracana Stadium. Stanislav Krasilnikov/TASS (Photo by Stanislav KrasilnikovTASS via Getty Images)

<p>Samba dancers perform in the “Cidade Maravilhosa” segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Samba dancers perform in the “Cidade Maravilhosa” segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

<p>Performers during the closing ceremony of the 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games at the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo By Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile via Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Performers during the closing ceremony of the 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games at the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo By Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

<p>Fireworks explode during the Closing Ceremony 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Fireworks explode during the Closing Ceremony 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

<p>Model Izabel Goulart and Renato Sorriso lead dancers on stage during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Model Izabel Goulart and Renato Sorriso lead dancers on stage during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

<p>Dancers perform during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Dancers perform during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

<p>Singer Mariene de Castro performs during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Singer Mariene de Castro performs during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

<p>Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics at the Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Toby Melville) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics at the Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Toby Melville)

<p>Simone Biles of Team United States walks during the ‘Heroes of the Games’ segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Simone Biles of Team United States walks during the ‘Heroes of the Games’ segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

<p>(JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images) </p>
OLY-2016-RIO-CLOSING

(JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

<p>Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics. (REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics. (REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko)

<p>The Olympic flame is pictured before being extinguished during the closing ceremony at the 2016 Rio Olympics. (REUTERS/Sergio Moraes) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

The Olympic flame is pictured before being extinguished during the closing ceremony at the 2016 Rio Olympics. (REUTERS/Sergio Moraes)

<p>Performers take part in the closing ceremony at the 2016 Rio Olympics. (REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Performers take part in the closing ceremony at the 2016 Rio Olympics. (REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko)

<p>Athletes walk during the ‘Heroes of the Games’ segment as fireworks explode during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Athletes walk during the ‘Heroes of the Games’ segment as fireworks explode during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

<p>Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics. The 2020 Summer Games will be held in Tokyo, Japan. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics. The 2020 Summer Games will be held in Tokyo, Japan. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch)

<p>Singer Mariene de Castro performs in front of the Olympic Cauldron while the Olympic flame is being extinguished during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Singer Mariene de Castro performs in front of the Olympic Cauldron while the Olympic flame is being extinguished during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

<p>Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch)

<p>Dancers perform at the ‘Love Sport Tokyo 2020’ segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Dancers perform at the ‘Love Sport Tokyo 2020’ segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

<p>Dancers perform during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Dancers perform during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

<p>Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appears from the pipe duirng the flag handover segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appears from the pipe duirng the flag handover segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

<p>Dancers perform at the ‘Love Sport Tokyo 2020’ segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Dancers perform at the ‘Love Sport Tokyo 2020’ segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

<p>Fireworks explode during the Closing Ceremony 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Fireworks explode during the Closing Ceremony 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

<p>Dancers perform during the ‘Love Sport Tokyo 2020’ segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Dancers perform during the ‘Love Sport Tokyo 2020’ segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

<p>Dancers perform with flags that read “Tokyo 2020” during the closing ceremony for the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. Tokyo will host the next Summer Games in 2020. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian) </p>
Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony

Dancers perform with flags that read “Tokyo 2020” during the closing ceremony for the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. Tokyo will host the next Summer Games in 2020. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

<p>Dancers perform at the ‘Art of the People’ segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Dancers perform at the ‘Art of the People’ segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

<p>Dancers perform during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Dancers perform during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

<p>Dancers perform during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Dancers perform during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

<p>Dancers perform during the ‘Love Sport Tokyo 2020’ segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Dancers perform during the ‘Love Sport Tokyo 2020’ segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

<p>Fireworks explode during the ‘Love Sport Tokyo 2020’ segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images) </p>
Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony

Fireworks explode during the ‘Love Sport Tokyo 2020’ segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

<p>Children sing the national anthem of Brazil during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Children sing the national anthem of Brazil during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

<p>Getty Images </p>
Rio

Getty Images

<p>Fireworks explode during the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Fireworks explode during the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch)

<p>Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics. (REUTERS/Toby Melville) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics. (REUTERS/Toby Melville)

<p>Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appears during the closing ceremony in the Maracana stadium at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) </p>
Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appears during the closing ceremony in the Maracana stadium at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

<p>Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Tokyo will host the Summer Games in 2020. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Tokyo will host the Summer Games in 2020. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch)

<p>Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike waves the Olympic flag during the closing ceremony in the Maracana stadium at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko) </p>
Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony

Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike waves the Olympic flag during the closing ceremony in the Maracana stadium at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

<p>Dancers perform during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Dancers perform during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

<p>The Olympic flag is lowered during the closing ceremony in the Maracana stadium at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) </p>
Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony

The Olympic flag is lowered during the closing ceremony in the Maracana stadium at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

<p>Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics at the Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics at the Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch)

<p>Singer Lenine performs during the closing ceremony in the Maracana stadium at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) </p>
Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony

Singer Lenine performs during the closing ceremony in the Maracana stadium at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

<p>Dancers perform at the ‘Lace Making’ segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Dancers perform at the ‘Lace Making’ segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Best of Rio Olympics 2016 Closing Ceremony
<p>The Japanese flag is formed during the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Tokyo will host the Summer Olympics in 2020. (REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

The Japanese flag is formed during the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Tokyo will host the Summer Olympics in 2020. (REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski)

<p>Contemporary dance group Grupo Corpo perform a segment of their show Parabelo in the ‘Bringing Clay to Life’ segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Contemporary dance group Grupo Corpo perform a segment of their show Parabelo in the ‘Bringing Clay to Life’ segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

<p>Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci)

<p>Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics. (REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics. (REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov)

<p>Jackie Briggs from the United States wears the Olympic ring sunglasses during the closing ceremony in the Maracana stadium at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/David Goldman) </p>
Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony

Jackie Briggs from the United States wears the Olympic ring sunglasses during the closing ceremony in the Maracana stadium at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

<p>Athletes from Britain show off their medals during the closing ceremony in the Maracana stadium at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) </p>
Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony

Athletes from Britain show off their medals during the closing ceremony in the Maracana stadium at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

<p>Fireworks explode during the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics. (REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Fireworks explode during the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics. (REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci)

<p>Simone Biles carries the flag of the United States of America during the closing ceremony in the Maracana stadium at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) </p>
Simone Biles

Simone Biles carries the flag of the United States of America during the closing ceremony in the Maracana stadium at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

<p>Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch)

<p>Performers (including Tonga’s flag bearer Pita Taufatofua) take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics. (REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Performers (including Tonga’s flag bearer Pita Taufatofua) take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics. (REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov)

<p>Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch)

<p>A projection is seen during the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

A projection is seen during the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch)

<p>Singer Julia Michaels and Kygo perform during the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics. (REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Singer Julia Michaels and Kygo perform during the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics. (REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov)

<p>Electronic music artist Kygo and singer-songwriter Julia Michaels perform the song “Carry Me” at the ‘Olympic Channel’ launch during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Electronic music artist Kygo and singer-songwriter Julia Michaels perform the song “Carry Me” at the ‘Olympic Channel’ launch during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

<p>(Getty) </p>
GettyImages-593257380

(Getty)

<p>U.S. athletes stand on chairs in the rain during the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics. (REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

U.S. athletes stand on chairs in the rain during the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics. (REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov)

<p>Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics at the Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics at the Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch)

<p>Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch)

<p>The Canadian contingent takes part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

The Canadian contingent takes part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth)

<p>Ekaterini Stefanidi carries the flag of Greece during the closing ceremony in the Maracana stadium at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) </p>
Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony

Ekaterini Stefanidi carries the flag of Greece during the closing ceremony in the Maracana stadium at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

<p>Dancers perform at the Olympic Wings segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Dancers perform at the Olympic Wings segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

<p>Athletes take part in a parade during the closing ceremony. (REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Athletes take part in a parade during the closing ceremony. (REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko)

<p>Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics at the Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Performers take part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics at the Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch)

<p>A performer takes part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics at the Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Edgard Garrido) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

A performer takes part in the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics at the Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Edgard Garrido)

<p>Olympic athletes enter onto the stage during the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Olympic athletes enter onto the stage during the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

<p>Fireworks explode during the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Fireworks explode during the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski)

<p>Singer Roberta Sa performs in the ‘Heroes of the Games’ segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Pascal </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Singer Roberta Sa performs in the ‘Heroes of the Games’ segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Pascal

<p>The Brazil national anthem is sung by a children’s choir during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

The Brazil national anthem is sung by a children’s choir during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

<p>Singer Marthinho Da Vila performs during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Singer Marthinho Da Vila performs during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

<p>Costumed dancers perform during the closing ceremony in the Maracana stadium at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) </p>
Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony

Costumed dancers perform during the closing ceremony in the Maracana stadium at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

<p>The Olympic cauldron before the closing ceremony at the Maracana Stadium in Rio on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

The Olympic cauldron before the closing ceremony at the Maracana Stadium in Rio on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci)

<p>A volunteer shelters from the rain in the stand prior to the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images) </p>
Rio 2016 Closing Ceremony

A volunteer shelters from the rain in the stand prior to the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

<p>The pre show gets underway prior to the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images) </p>
Rio 2016 Closing Ceremony

The pre show gets underway prior to the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

<p>Performers entertain the crowd prior to the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images) </p>
Rio 2016 Closing Ceremony

Performers entertain the crowd prior to the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

<p>The Olympic flame burns before the start of the closing ceremony for the Summer Olympics at Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko) </p>
Rio 2016 Closing Ceremony

The Olympic flame burns before the start of the closing ceremony for the Summer Olympics at Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

<p>Vivianne Robinson takes photos before the start of the closing ceremony for the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) </p>
Rio 2016 Closing Ceremony

Vivianne Robinson takes photos before the start of the closing ceremony for the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

<p>Athletes of the Netherlands take part in a parade during the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

Athletes of the Netherlands take part in a parade during the closing ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko)

<p>Fans take cover under plastic to shield themselves from the rain as they wait for the start of the closing ceremony for the Summer Olympics at Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) </p>
Rio 2016 Closing Ceremony

Fans take cover under plastic to shield themselves from the rain as they wait for the start of the closing ceremony for the Summer Olympics at Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

<p>Soldiers stand guard across the street from Maracana stadium, shortly before the closing ceremony for the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) </p>
Rio 2016 Closing Ceremony

Soldiers stand guard across the street from Maracana stadium, shortly before the closing ceremony for the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

<p>The Australian team marches in during the closing ceremony in the Maracana stadium at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko) </p>
Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony

The Australian team marches in during the closing ceremony in the Maracana stadium at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

<p>Athletes from Canada come into the arena to take their seats, as the Olympics flag and the Brazilian national flag is seen at one end of the arena during the 2016 Rio Olympics closing ceremony on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Yves Herman) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing Ceremony

Athletes from Canada come into the arena to take their seats, as the Olympics flag and the Brazilian national flag is seen at one end of the arena during the 2016 Rio Olympics closing ceremony on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Yves Herman)

<p>A participant holds a sign during the closing ceremony at the 2016 Rio Olympics on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth) </p>
2016 Rio Olympics – Closing ceremony

A participant holds a sign during the closing ceremony at the 2016 Rio Olympics on August 21, 2016. (REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth)

<p>The Olympic cauldron is seen prior to the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images) </p>
Rio 2016 Closing Ceremony

The Olympic cauldron is seen prior to the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

What to Read Next