It’s pretty impossible to ignore the 2016 Rio Olympics. It’s everywhere on tv, the newspapers, and the internet. I’ve been watching as many of the events as I can, though it’s pretty much impossible to see everything! Here’s a list of my favorite moments from week 1!
(In no particular order…)
Team Refugee getting a roar of cheers from the crowd during the opening ceremony:
Michael Phelps’ face in the ready room:
Aly Raisman’s parents’ reactions to watching her compete:
Cody Miller’s excitement at winning bronze:
Simone Manuel wins gold and becomes first African American woman to win a swimming medal:
Brazilian rugby player Isadora Cerullo gets engaged to her girlfriend:
Bb!swimmer Caeleb Dressel crying on the podium while receiving his gold medal (and Michael Phelps laughing):
Laurie Hernandez whispering “I got this” to herself before her beam routine:
Picture of bb!swimmers Katie Ledecky and Joseph Schooling w/ Michael Phelps:
And finally, everything about Fiji winning it’s first ever Olympic medal, the gold in rugby sevens:
What are some of your favorite 2016 Rio Olympics moments so far?