In pictures: Rio 2016 Olympics close to fireworks and glamour

Updated: Aug 25, 2016, 12:15 IST
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    This picture shows an overview of the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 21, 2016. (All Pics/ AFP)
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    A tree symbolising rebirth is displayed during the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium
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    Brazilian singer Mariene de Castro performs in front of the Olympic Flame during the closing ceremony
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    Dancers perform during the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium
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    Dancers perform during the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium
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    Dancers perform during the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium
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    Brazilian model Izabel Goulart (C) parades during the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games
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    This picture shows an overview during the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium
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    Spectators take a "selfie" picture during the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games
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  • In pictures: Rio 2016 Olympics close to fireworks and glamour
    Dancers perform during the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium
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    A Samba dancer performs during the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium
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    A Samba dancer performs during the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium
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    Dancers perform during the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium
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    Dancers perform during the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium
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    Brazilian singer Mariene De Castro performs during the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games
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