It has been one year since the Rio Olympics — Here are 75 of the best photos from the games

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It has been one year since the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics,& two weeks that included numerous world records and famous green diving pools.

While most of the focus has now turned to abandoned venues and costs that have now reached $13 billion, it is easy to forget just how great the games were and the best way to recall the games is through the amazing photography.

The photos from every sport were& terrific, and they captured the emotion, energy, and athleticism of the Games. That Rio is& one of the most photogenic cities in the world helped, too.&

Below& are some of our favorite photos from the Olympics.&


Emmett Knowlton contributed to this post.

It's too easy for Usain Bolt.

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Neymar after winning gold for the host nation.

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An Australian archer takes aim with a Rio favela in the background.

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