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Opening ceremony

Striking

The Amazon featured heavily, with one section highlighting the birth of the world's biggest rainforest inducing gasps of delight. Image taken from the official Twitter account of Rio Olympic Games 2016.

Olympic flame

Former Brazilian long-distance runner Vanderlei Cordeiro de Lima lights the Olympic cauldron during the gala opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana Stadium on Friday night. Photo: AFP

Bangladesh

Ace golfer Siddikur Rahman carries the Bangladesh flag during the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana Stadium on Friday night. Photo: AFP

Spectacular

Image taken from the official Twitter account of Rio Olympic Games 2016.

Amazing

Image taken from the official Twitter account of Rio Olympic Games 2016.

Brilliant

Image taken from the official Twitter account of Rio Olympic Games 2016.

Dazzling

Image taken from the official Twitter account of Rio Olympic Games 2016.

Remarkable

Image taken from the official Twitter account of Rio Olympic Games 2016.

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