Flashback Friday: Our Favorite Rio Olympic Moments [Gallery]

DAY 0/AUG 5th: Since famed soccer star Pele was dealing with health issues at the time of the Rio Opening Ceremonies, Athens 2004 marathoner and Brazilian sports hero Vanderlei Cordeiro de Lima lit the Olympic Cauldron to start Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

DAY 0/AUG 5th: Since famed soccer star Pele was dealing with health issues at the time of the Rio Opening Ceremonies, Athens 2004 marathoner & Brazilian sports hero Vanderlei Cordeiro de Lima lit the Olympic Cauldron to start Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

DAY 0/AUG 5th: Many remember oiled-up martial artist Pita Nikolas Aufatofua of Tonga carrying the flag during the Opening Ceremonies of Rio 2016. Did you know he works with foster kids in Australia as well? (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

DAY 0/AUG 5th: Many remember oiled-up martial artist Pita Nikolas Aufatofua of Tonga carrying the flag during the Opening Ceremonies of Rio 2016. Did you also know he works with foster kids in Australia? #rolemodel (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

DAY 1/AUG 6th: 19 year-old West Virginia Student & sharp shooter Virginia "Ginny" Thrasher of the United States poses with her medal at the USA House. She won Team USA's 1st gold medal earlier that day in the 10m air rifle event.(Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

DAY 1/AUG 6th: 19 year-old West Virginia Student & sharp shooter Virginia “Ginny” Thrasher of the United States poses with her medal at USA House. She won Team USA’s 1st gold medal of the Games earlier this day in the 10m air rifle event.(Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

DAY 2/AUG 7th: Valpo's Blake Pieroni of the United States (middle) celebrates winning heat two of the Men's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay with his teammates. The quartet would go on to win gold in the event. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

DAY 2/AUG 7th: Valparaiso’s Blake Pieroni of the United States (middle) celebrates with his teammates winning heat two of the Men’s 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay. The quartet would go on to win gold in the event. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Day 3/AUG 8th: Lilly King of Evansville, Indiana won the 100m breaststroke gold medal on this night. She also helped Team USA to gold in the 4x100m medley relay. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Day 3/AUG 8th: Lilly King of Evansville, Indiana won the 100m breaststroke gold medal on this night. She also helped Team USA to gold in the 4x100m medley relay. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

DAY 4/AUG 9th: The Final Five: Lauren Hernandez, Madison Kocian, Simone Biles, Alexandra Raisman and Gabrielle Douglas of the United States celebrate winning the gold medal during the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Team Final. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

DAY 4/AUG 9th: The Final Five: Lauren Hernandez, Madison Kocian, Simone Biles, Alexandra Raisman and Gabrielle Douglas of the United States celebrate winning the gold medal during the Artistic Gymnastics Women’s Team Final. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

DAY 4/AUG 9th: Winnetka's Conor Dwyer celebrates winning gold in the Men's 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay Final with Michael Phelps, whom he lent his swim cap after dealing with a broken one. Dwyer walked away from Rio also with a bronze in the 200m Freestyle. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

DAY 4/AUG 9th: Winnetka’s Conor Dwyer celebrates winning gold in the Men’s 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay Final with Michael Phelps, to whom he lent his swim cap after dealing with a broken one! Dwyer walked away from Rio also with a bronze in the 200m Freestyle. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

DAY 5/AUG 10th: Fehaid Aldeehani reacts to winning the qualifying match for the Double Trap event. Since Kuwait was banned from the Games in 2016, he would go on in this event to win the first ever gold medal under the independent Olympic flag. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

DAY 5/AUG 10th: Fehaid Aldeehani reacts to winning the qualifying match for the Double Trap event. Since Kuwait was banned from the Games in 2016, he would go on in this event to win the first ever gold medal under an independent Olympic flag. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

DAY 5/AUG 10th: Gold medalists Allison Schmitt, Leah Smith, Maya Dirado and Katie Ledecky of the United States pose after winning gold in the Women's 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay Final. Ledecky left Rio with 4 gold medals and a silver. Team USA women were impressive in 2016, placing 4th in the overall medal count all by themselves! (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

DAY 5/AUG 10th: Gold medalists Allison Schmitt, Leah Smith, Maya Dirado and Katie Ledecky of the United States pose after winning gold in the Women’s 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay Final. Ledecky left Rio with 4 gold medals and a silver. Team USA women were impressive in 2016, placing 4th in the overall medal count all by themselves! (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

DAY 6/AUG 11th: Simone Manuel of the United States (L) embraces Penny Oleksiak of Canada after both winning gold in the Women's 100m Freestyle Final. Manuel became the first black female swimmer to ever win individual gold! (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

DAY 6/AUG 11th: Simone Manuel of the United States (left) embraces Penny Oleksiak of Canada after both winning gold in the Women’s 100m Freestyle Final. Manuel became the first black female swimmer to ever win individual Olympic gold! (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

DAY 6/ AUG 11th: The multi- Pacific island nation of Fiji won gold in the new Rio Olympic sport of rugby. Since this is their first ever medal in 60 years, tens of thousands of Fijians cheered and many openly wept as they braved heavy rain to attend a victory ceremony in the capital Suva on August 22nd with celebrations rolling through a second day since the team returned home. (Photo credit: FEROZ KHALIL/AFP/Getty Images)

DAY 6/ AUG 11th: The multi- Pacific island nation of Fiji won gold in the new Rio Olympic sport of rugby. Since this was their first ever Olympic medal in 60 years, tens of thousands of Fijians cheered & many openly wept as they braved heavy rain to attend a victory ceremony in the capital Suva on August 22nd with celebrations rolling through a second day. (Photo credit: FEROZ KHALIL/AFP/Getty Images)

DAY 7/AUG 12th: Chicago's Olivia Smoliga (far right) celebrates with teammates after winning the Women's 4x100m Medley Relay heat 2. The quartet would go on to win gold in the event. (Photo credit: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

DAY 7/AUG 12th: Chicago’s Olivia Smoliga (far right) celebrates with teammates after winning the Women’s 4x100m Medley Relay heat 2. The quartet would go on to win gold in the event. (Photo credit: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

DAY 7/AUG 12th: Naperville's Kevin Cordes helps Team USA win gold in the 4x100 medley relay with his breast stroke leg. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

DAY 7/AUG 12th: Naperville’s Kevin Cordes helps Team USA win gold in the 4×100 medley relay with his breast stroke leg. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

DAY 8/AUG 13th: USA's Michael Phelps poses with his gold medal during the podium ceremony of the Men's swimming 4 x 100m Medley Relay Final. His total now stands at 28 total Olympic medals, and 23 of those gold. (Photo credit: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

DAY 8/AUG 13th: USA’s Michael Phelps poses with his gold medal during the podium ceremony of the Men’s swimming 4 x 100m Medley Relay Final. His total now stands at 28 total Olympic medals, and 23 of those gold. (Photo credit: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

DAY 8/AUG 13th: Monica Puig of Puerto Rico returns a shot against Angelique Kerber of Germany during the Women's Singles Gold Medal Match. Her gold medal was the first ever for Puerto Rico! (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

DAY 8/AUG 13th: Monica Puig of Puerto Rico returns a shot against Angelique Kerber of Germany during the Women’s Singles Gold Medal Match. Her gold medal was the first ever for Puerto Rico! (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

DAY 8/AUG 13th: Bronze medal fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad became the first Muslim American to compete in an Olympics wearing a hijab. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

DAY 8/AUG 13th: Bronze medalist fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad became the first Muslim American to compete in an Olympics wearing a hijab. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

DAY 9/AUG 14th: Silver medallist China's He Zi (R), reacts she receives a marriage proposal from Chinese diver Qin Kai during the podium ceremony of the Women's diving 3m Springboard Final. (Photo credit: CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images)

DAY 9/AUG 14th: Silver medallist China’s He Zi (right), reacts she receives a marriage proposal from Chinese diver Qin Kai during the podium ceremony of the Women’s diving 3m Springboard Final. (Photo credit: CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images)

DAY 10/AUG 15th: Lots of Polish Chicagoans were rooting on Poland's Anita Wlodarczyk, who set the World Record in the Women's Hammer Throw Final during the athletics competition. (Photo credit: ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

DAY 10/AUG 15th: Lots of Polish Chicagoans were rooting on Poland’s Anita Wlodarczyk, who set the World Record in the Women’s Hammer Throw Final during the athletics competition. (Photo credit: ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

DAY 11/AUG 16th: Abbey D'Agostino of the United States (R) is assisted by Nikki Hamblin of New Zealand after a collision during the Women's 5000m Round 1. Both would go on to be given the Pierre de Coubertin award, otherwise known as the International Fair Play Trophy. The award has only been handed out 17 times in Olympic history. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

DAY 11/AUG 16th: Abbey D’Agostino of the United States (right) is assisted by Nikki Hamblin of New Zealand after a collision during the Women’s 5000m Round 1. Both would go on to be given the Pierre de Coubertin award, otherwise known as the International Fair Play Trophy. The award has only been handed out 17 times in Olympic history. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

DAY 12/AUG 17th: Algonquin's Evan Jager of the United States celebrates with the American flag after winning the silver medal in the Men's 3000m Steeplechase Final.(Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

DAY 12/AUG 17th: Algonquin’s Evan Jager of the United States celebrates with the American flag after winning the silver medal in the Men’s 3000m Steeplechase Final.(Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

DAY 13/AUG 18th: Chicago's Morolake Akinosun helps Team USA achieve 1st place in the Women's 4 x 100m Relay Round One. A day later, The team would go on to win gold for the 3rd straight Olympics! (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

DAY 13/AUG 18th: Chicago’s Morolake Akinosun (left) helps Team USA achieve 1st place in the Women’s 4 x 100m Relay Round One. A day later, The team would go on to win gold for the 3rd straight Olympics! (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

DAY 14/AUG 19th: Team Australia, competing in one of the most fascinating Olympic events to watch on TV- the synchronised swimming events. (Photo credit: FRANCOIS-XAVIER MARIT/AFP/Getty Images)

DAY 14/AUG 19th: Team Australia, competing in one of the most fascinating Olympic events to watch on TV- the synchronised swimming events. (Photo credit: FRANCOIS-XAVIER MARIT/AFP/Getty Images)

DAY14/AUG 19th: At the end of the Men's 4x100m Relay Final, Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrates his team's victory along with triple gold in 2008, 2012, and 2016 with wins in the 100m & 200m events. Oh, and the "Fastest Man on Earth" also celebrated his 30th birthday hours later on the 21st. (Photo credit: JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

DAY14/AUG 19th: At the end of the Men’s 4x100m Relay Final, Jamaica’s Usain Bolt celebrates his team’s victory along with a feat of triple Olympic gold in 2008, 2012, and 2016 with other wins this year in the 100m & 200m events. Oh, and the “Fastest Man on Earth” also celebrated his 30th birthday hours later on the 21st. (Photo credit: JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

DAY 15/AUG 20th: Bartlett's Kelsey Robinson (#23) and other teammates run onto the court as they celebrate after winning their women's bronze medal volleyball match against the Netherlands. (Photo credit: JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

DAY 15/AUG 20th: Bartlett’s Kelsey Robinson (#23) and other USA teammates run onto the court as they celebrate after winning their women’s bronze medal volleyball match against the Netherlands. (Photo credit: JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

DAY 15/AUG 20th: The host country's biggest glory: Neymar of Brazil celebrates scoring the winning penalty as Brazil had never won an Olympic soccer Tournament until this night! (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

DAY 15/AUG 20th: The host country’s biggest glory: Neymar of Brazil celebrates scoring the winning penalty kick, as Brazil had never won an Olympic Soccer Tournament until this night! (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

DAY 16/AUG 21st: Wheaton's Thomas Jaeschke of United States spikes the ball during the Men's Bronze Medal Match, helping Team USA win over Russia. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

DAY 16/AUG 21st: Wheaton’s Thomas Jaeschke of United States spikes the ball during the Men’s Bronze Medal Match, helping Team USA win over Russia. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

DAY 16/AUG 21st: Kyle Lowry #7 and DeAndre Jordan #6 of the USA Basketball Men's National Team celebrate after winning the Gold Medal Game against Serbia. (Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

DAY 16/AUG 21st: Kyle Lowry #7 and DeAndre Jordan #6 of the USA Basketball Men’s National Team celebrate after winning the Gold Medal Game against Serbia. (Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

DAY16/AUG 21st: Quadruple gold medalist in Rio, Team USA gymnast Simone Biles was chosen to be the flag bearer during the Closing Ceremony. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

DAY16/AUG 21st: Quadruple gold medalist in Rio, Team USA gymnast Simone Biles was chosen to be the flag bearer during the Closing Ceremony. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

DAY 16/AUG 21st: Fireworks at the end of the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium. (Photo credit: ANTONIN THUILLIER/AFP/Getty Images)

DAY 16/AUG 21st: Fireworks at the end of the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium. (Photo credit: ANTONIN THUILLIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Second place in the overall medal count, Team Great Britain ended 2016 with 67 total medals. Among their 27 gold medals was Mo Farah in distance running, Andy Murray in tennis, and Justin Rose in golf. (Photo by Getty Images)

Second place in the overall medal count, Team Great Britain ended 2016 with 67 total medals. Among their 27 gold medals was Mo Farah in distance running, Andy Murray in tennis, and Justin Rose in golf. (Photo by Getty Images)

Team USA Swimming had it's most successful games since Syndey 16 years ago. Of Team USA's 121 total medals in Rio, the "kids in the pool" contributed with 33 medals & 16 of those were gold! (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Team USA Swimming had it’s most successful games since Syndey 16 years ago. Of Team USA’s 121 total medals in Rio, the “kids in the pool” contributed with 33 medals & 16 of those were gold! (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

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