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2016 Rio Summer Olympics Closing Ceremony

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Motto - A new world Rio 2016, was a major international multi-sport event held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 August to 21 August 2016.207 Nations Participated with 11,544 Athletes participating. Events 306 in 28 Sports.

In a style befitting the carnival traditions of the host city, The RIO 2016 Olympic closing cermony opened in a blaze of colour and a musical backdrop of samba sounds, as dancers twisted and turned to from the otlines of a series of iconic rio monuments and landmarks, culminating in a multi-coloured depiction of the olympic rings.

That gave way to the traditional parade of the athletes, led by Greece and host nation Brazil, who with seven golds had enjoyed their most successful Games ever, and culminating with Japan, whose capital city Tokyo will play host to the next edition of the Games in 2020.