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2016 Summer Olympics Closing Ceremony

In pictures: Twelve months, twelve frames

Fireworks explode over Maracana stadium with the Mangueira 'favela' community in the foreground during opening ceremonies for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on 5 August 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Residents of the Mangueira favela watch fireworks explode over Maracana stadium during the opening ceremonies of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 5

The United States Olympic team confirmed Saturday that gymnast Simone Biles will carry the American flag during the closing ceremony of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games on Sunday night.

Athletes walk during the 'Heroes of the Games' segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on...

2016: One photo from every day

Fireworks explode over Maracana Stadium during the opening ceremonies for the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Aug. 5, 2016.

British singer George Michael performs during the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the Olympic stadium in London on August 12, 2012. Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO/LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages) via @AOL_Lifestyle Read more: http://www.aol.com/article/entertainment/2016/12/30/george-michael-s-autopsy-inconclusive-police-say/21644589/?a_dgi=aolshare_pinterest#fullscreen

Rio Olympics closing ceremony is hit hard by a rainstorm

The British athletes parade during the Closing Ceremony for the Rio Games on Sunday

Rio Olympics 2016: Spectacular closing ceremony as Olympic flag goes to Tokyo

Rio Olympics 2016: Spectacular closing ceremony as Olympic flag goes to Tokyo - BBC Sport

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Maracana Stadium, the site of this Olympic opening ceremony, stands in the background as visitors view the statue in July 5 marks the one-month countdown to the beginning of the Olympic Games | July 2016 | : @mario_tama |