The 27 best photos from Rio 2016

Maryoly Gamez of Venezuela battles for the ball against Victoria Rios of Uruguay during the international women's rugby sevens

Nick Skelton of Great Britain rides Big Star during the individual jumping 3rd qualifier

USA's Michael Phelps competes to win the men's 200m individual medley final

Jessica Ennis-Hill of Great Britain during the Women's heptathlon shot put qualifying round

Iryna Limanouskaya and Veronika Yesipovich of Belarus compete in the women's duets synchronised swimming

USA's Michelle Carter competes in the women's shot put final

Mark Overgaard Madsen of Denmark competes against Roman Vlasov of Russia during the men's greco-roman 75 kg gold medal match

Sweden's Henri Hurskainen returns to India's Srikanth Kidambi during their men's singles qualifying badminton match

Netherlands' Kitty van Male (R) is hit on the face by Argentina's Agustina Habif during the women's quarterfinal field hockey match

Isaquias Queiroz dos Santos of Brazil celebrates after competing during the men's canoe single 1000m final

Kristina Vogel of Germany celebrates after winning gold during the women's cycling sprint finals

Sona Bernardova and Aizbeta Dufkova of Czech Republic compete in the duets technical routine

USA's Carlos Zenon Balderas Jr. lands a punch on Kazakhstan's Berik Abdrakhmanov during the men's light (60kg) match

Aisen Chen and Yue Lin of China compete in the men's diving synchronised 10m platform final

Simone Biles of the United States competes on the floor during the women's individual all around final

Joost van der Burg of Netherlands crashes in the men's team pursuit track cycling qualifying

Colombia's Caterine Ibarguen competes in the women's triple jump final

Brazil's Flavia Saraiva competes in the women's balance beam event final of the artistic gymnastics

Brazil's Ian Carlos De Matos and Brazil's Luiz Felipe Outerelo compete in the men's synchronised 3m springboard final

Nicolas Chilard (white) of France fights with Igor Pereira of Brazil during the -81kg category men bronze medal

Marine Brevet of France competes on the balance beam during the Women's individual all around final

Usain Bolt of Jamaica competes in the men's 100 meter semifinal

Ana Maria Popescu of Romania competes against Anqi Xu of China during the women's epee team gold medal match

Violetta Kolobova of Russia celebrates after defeating Irina Embrich of Estonia to help Russia win the women's epee team bronze medal match

Michael Phelps (L) of the United States leads Chad le Clos of South Africa in the men's 200m butterfly final

Alexandra Raisman of the United States competes on the uneven bars
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