Usain Bolt easily beating his competition instantly became an iconic moment.Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters
It has been nearly five years since the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, two weeks that included numerous world records and famous green diving pools.
The photos from the Rio games were terrific, and they captured the emotion, energy, and athleticism of the games. That Rio is one of the most photogenic cities in the world helped, too.
Below are some of our favorite photos from the Olympics.
Emmett Knowlton contributed to this post.
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