Two young girls from London met a third from Spain and became friends pretty quickly thanks to the Olympics.
Morris had volunteered for the London 2012 Olympics for the first time in his life and had enjoyed it thoroughly, so he decided to go back in Rio.
At 18, she was the youngest in the fray in women’s golf at the Olympic Games at Rio. While the Indian supporters were celebrating and shouting at the top of their voices at the Olympic Park for Sakshi Malik, Aditi was quietly teeing away at the greens at the Olympic Golf Course about 7km away.
With next to none English and no knowledge of Portuguese, Jeng Seong Wook from Seoul, South Korea has really taken everything out of his hands to survive this trip to Rio.
Rolf Geyling, sitting in the stands on the first level with his wife and friends overlooking the finish line, made sure that there was another American whose name rang loud throughout the brand new Olympic Aquatics Arena.
The best thing about Olympics is you never know who you bump into. The people walking around you are more often than not unsuspectingly big stars in their sport.
The two came to Rio to watch the Olympics, but especially to cheer their slalom canoeist pals Richard Hounslow and David Florence.
A pharma sector executive in Sao Paulo, Diego Abreau is also an avid crossfitter and there was no way he going to miss the world’s best weightlifters in action at the Olympics in Rio.
Life in a Rio de Janeiro favela isn’t easy. It is even more difficult if you happen to look like one of the most famous and loved footballers in the world.
Anil Punia has supported his wife Seema Punia through Athens 2004 and London 2012 and is now here to lend moral and psychological support to the discus thrower so that she can improve further.
It takes a lot of people to put together a show as big as the Olympics. Brazilian food supplier Rafael Oliveira is one of the people in the background who makes the Games possible
TV presenter Clare Balding was in the news shortly after landing in Rio, even before the Olympics opening ceremony, as she was spotted without her ring
Athens 2004 basketball gold medalist and former NBA player Fabricio Oberto now works as an ESPN commentator, but still is a celeb in the eyes of his fans
The empty seats at Rio Olympics 2016 are a reality. But that doesn’t mean there are no fans here. Meet a fan from one of the biggest traveling contingents, Argentina
Rawat is the fastest man in India in the marathon event. He's come a long way from protecting the Kashmir border to representing India at the Olympics
Vivianne Robinson hails from Venice Beach in Florida, United States and carries a stick with miniature flags of all the nations that have hosted the Olympics. Find out why
With the ‘Humans of Olympics’ series, we interact with volunteers, journalists, former athletes and the likes to capture the soul of the 2016 Rio Games