Photos: All the glitz and glamour at Rio 2016 opening ceremony

Updated: Aug 10, 2016, 14:44 IST
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    India's Abhinav Bindra carries their country's flag as they lead teammates into the stadium during the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro. Pics/AFP
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    India's Abhinav Bindra leads his national delegation during the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro
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    USA's Justin Gatlin (C) and Allyson Felix (lower C) parade during the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro
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    Jamaica's delegation parade during the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro
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    Brazil's Yane Marques leads the Brazilian delegation during the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro
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    Britain's Andy Murray leads his national delegation during the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro
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    Dancers perform during the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro
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    Federated States of Micronesia's flag bearer leads her national delegation during the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro
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    Members of the Qatar delegation parade during the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro
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    Members of the Malaysia delegation enter the stadium during the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro
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    Brazilian model Gisele Bundchen walks across the stage during the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro
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    Brazilian model Gisele Bundchen (C) performs during the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro
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    Artists perform during the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro
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    Dancers perform during the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro
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    Dancers perform during the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro
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    This picture shows an overview of the fireworks over the Maracana stadium at the end of the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro
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    This picture shows an overview during the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro
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    Fireworks are seen during the Opening ceremony for Rio 2016 Olympic games at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro
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    Fireworks are seen during the Opening ceremony for Rio 2016 Olympic games at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro
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    Fireworks explode over the Maracana stadium during the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro
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    Fireworks light up the sky during the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro
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About The Gallery

As the opening ceremony of  the much-awaited Rio 2016 Olympics took place yesterday, here are some pictures of all the celebrations and fireworks during the event in Brazil

 

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