What a moment! These viral photos defined Rio 2016
10:26 AM EDT, Wed August 17, 2016
South Korean gymnast Lee Eun-ju takes a selfie with North Korean gymnast Hong Un-jong during training on Thursday, August 4. Relations have been frosty between the North and South since its division following the end of World War II, but geopolitics were put to the side as the two Olympians came together.
Abbey D'Agostino of the United States leaves the track on a wheelchair after twisting her ankle in the 5000-meter semifinal on Tuesday, August 16. D'Agostino and New Zealand's Nikki Hamblin, right, collided during the race but helped each other up and managed to make it to the finish line.
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Shaunae Miller of the Bahamas dives over the finish line to win gold in the 400 meters on Monday, August 15. She edged out American Allyson Felix by .07 seconds.
David Katoatau of Kiribati dances during the 105-kilogram (231-pound) weightlifting final on Monday, August 15. He finished sixth overall.
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt looks back at his competitors during a 100-meter semifinal on Sunday, August 14. Bolt won the final a short time later, becoming the first man in history to win the 100 meters at three straight Olympic Games.
The diving pool, right, is seen on Tuesday, August 9. The pool had turned from blue to green since Monday.
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Rugby player Isadora Cerullo of Brazil, left, kisses Marjorie Enya, a volunteer at the Games, on Monday, August 8. Enya proposed to Cerullo after the rugby sevens match between Australia and New Zealand.
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U.S. fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad celebrates after defeating Ukraine's Olena Kravatska in the individual sabre competition on Monday, August 8. Muhammad is the first U.S. Olympian to compete in hijab.
U.S swimmer Michael Phelps competes in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay on Sunday, August 7. The red marks on his body are the result of cupping -- an ancient therapy that has mostly been used in Middle Eastern and Asian countries, especially China.
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U.S. swimmer Lilly King reacts after winning the 100-meter breaststroke semifinal on Sunday, August 7. King beat Russia's Yulia Efimova in both their semifinal and final faceoff after what had been billed as an Olympic grudge race.
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Yusra Mardini, a swimmer for the Refugee Olympic team, competes in a 100-meter butterfly heat on Saturday, August 6. The Syrian native and her teammates have had a remarkable journey to the Games.
Silver medalist Yang Sun of China and gold medalist Mack Horton of Australia shake hands after the 400-meter swimming freestyle on Saturday, August 6. The Australian had opened up a war of words against his Chinese opponent in the buildup to the final, saying: "I don't have time or respect for drug cheats."
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