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

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

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

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

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

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A projection is seen during the closing ceremony. Reuters

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


Updated Date: Aug 22, 2016 18:08 PM

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