Rio Olympics 2016 Begin With Glittering Opening Ceremony

Olympics | News18.com | August 6, 2016, 6:09 am
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 Indian contingent, led by Olympic gold-medallist Abhinav Bindra at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. (AP)
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Indian contingent, led by Olympic gold-medallist Abhinav Bindra at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. (AP)

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 Fireworks are set off during the opening ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. (AP)
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Fireworks are set off during the opening ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. (AP)

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 Fireworks explode during the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics 2016. (Getty Images)
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Fireworks explode during the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics 2016. (Getty Images)

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 Dancers perform during the Opening Ceremony. (Getty Images)
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Dancers perform during the Opening Ceremony. (Getty Images)

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 Dancers perform during the Opening Ceremony. (Getty Images)
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Dancers perform during the Opening Ceremony. (Getty Images)

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 A performer dances during the Pop: Empowerment segment during the Opening Ceremony. (Getty Images)
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A performer dances during the Pop: Empowerment segment during the Opening Ceremony. (Getty Images)

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 Dancers perform during the Geometrization segment of the Opening Ceremony. (Getty Images)
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Dancers perform during the Geometrization segment of the Opening Ceremony. (Getty Images)

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 Dancers perform during the Opening Ceremony at Maracana Stadium. (Getty Images)
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Dancers perform during the Opening Ceremony at Maracana Stadium. (Getty Images)

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 Dancers perfrom during the Geometrization segment of the Opening Ceremony. (Getty Images)
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Dancers perfrom during the Geometrization segment of the Opening Ceremony. (Getty Images)

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 Model Gisele Bundchen during the opening ceremony. (Getty Images)
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Model Gisele Bundchen during the opening ceremony. (Getty Images)

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 The Olympic flag is presented during the Opening Ceremony. (Getty Images)
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The Olympic flag is presented during the Opening Ceremony. (Getty Images)

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 Timo Boll of Germany carries his country's flag during the Opening Ceremony.
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Timo Boll of Germany carries his country's flag during the Opening Ceremony.

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 Anna Meares of Australia carries his country's flag during the Opening Ceremony. (Getty Images)
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Anna Meares of Australia carries his country's flag during the Opening Ceremony. (Getty Images)

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 Wayde Van Niekerk of South Africa carries his country's flag during the Opening Ceremony. (Getty Images)
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Wayde Van Niekerk of South Africa carries his country's flag during the Opening Ceremony. (Getty Images)

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 Luis Scola of Argentina carries his country's flag during the Opening Ceremony. (Getty Images)
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Luis Scola of Argentina carries his country's flag during the Opening Ceremony. (Getty Images)

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 Flag bearer Sulaiman Hamad of Saudi Arabia leads his team during the Opening Ceremony. (Getty Images)
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Flag bearer Sulaiman Hamad of Saudi Arabia leads his team during the Opening Ceremony. (Getty Images)

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