Rio Games end with a colourful Closing Ceremony

Fireworks explode at Maracana Stadium during closing ceremonies at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Photo: Getty Images
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Spectators sit beside the cauldron with the Olympic flame prior to the Closing Ceremony in the Maracana Stadium. Photo: AP
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A stunning performance by school children. Photo: Reuters
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The Brazilian National anthem is sung by a children's choir, with the Olympic flag in the background. Photo: Reuters
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Singer Marthinho Da Vila (second from right) performs on stage. Photo: Getty Images
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International Association for Athletics Federations (IAAF) chief Sebastian Coe attends the closing ceremony. Photo: AP
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IOC President Thomas Bach waves to the crowd as he is introduced. Photo: Getty Images
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Flag bearer Simone Biles of the United States walks during the "Heroes of the Games" segment. Photo: Getty Images
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Japan prime minister Shinzo Abe made an appearance during the closing ceremony of the Rio Olympics, disguised as Super Mario - a popular Japanese video game character. Photo: Reuters
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International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach hands over the Olympic flag to the governor of Tokyo, Yuriko Koike. Tokyo will host the next Olympics in 2020. Photo: Getty Images
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