Best pictures from the 2016 Rio Olympics closing ceremony
The curtains came down on the 2016 Rio Olympic Games on Sunday. This picture, people of the Mangueira slum watch the Olympics closing ceremony at the Maracana stadium in the distance.
Fireworks erupt at the Maracana stadium during the closing ceremony.
People at the Mangueira slum, in Rio de Janeiro watching the Rio 2016 closing ceremony on their television.
French athletes watch the fireworks at the Maracana stadium, during the Rio 2016 closing ceremony.
Samba dancers perform at the Maracana stadium.
A colourful array of costumes were visible at the closing ceremony.
Lenine performs during the Olympics closing ceremony.
Mariene de Costa sings during the flame-extinguishing ceremony at the Maracana stadium.
Mariene de Costa basks in the artifical shower, as the Olympics flame is extinguished.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe makes an appearance at the Rio 2016 closing ceremony.
IOC President Thomas Bach speaks during the closing ceremony.
Artists put up an eye-catching show at the Maracana stadium.
British athletes with their illuminated footwear at the closing ceremony.
More pyrotechnics show at the Maracana stadium.
The 2016 Rio Olympics finally comes to an end.