Olympics 2016: Shinzo 'Super Mario' Abe steals the show at closing ceremony

All the action in photos of the closing ceremony of Rio Olympics 2016.

FP Sports August 22, 2016 18:08:34 IST
Olympics 2016: Shinzo 'Super Mario' Abe steals the show at closing ceremony
Olympics 2016 Shinzo Super Mario Abe steals the show at closing ceremony

Pyrotechnics erupt during the closing ceremony in the Maracana stadium at Rio Olympics. AP

Olympics 2016 Shinzo Super Mario Abe steals the show at closing ceremony

Fireworks explode above the Maracana stadium during the closing ceremony. AP

Olympics 2016 Shinzo Super Mario Abe steals the show at closing ceremony

Fireworks explode during the closing ceremony of Rio Olympics 2016. Reuters

Olympics 2016 Shinzo Super Mario Abe steals the show at closing ceremony

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appeared in the stadium dressed as popular video game character Mario, tunnelling from Tokyo to Rio. Reuters

Olympics 2016 Shinzo Super Mario Abe steals the show at closing ceremony

A projection is seen during the closing ceremony. Reuters

Olympics 2016 Shinzo Super Mario Abe steals the show at closing ceremony

The city handed over the Olympic flag to Tokyo, site of the 2020 Summer Games,. Reuters

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