Tokyo Olympics Final Day in Photos

Posted : 2021-08-08 08:58 Updated : 2021-08-09 11:01
Fireworks illuminate over National Stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Tokyo. AP

The Olympic flame burns as athletes and volunteers carry flags during the closing ceremony in the Olympic Stadium at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Country flags are held during the closing ceremony in the Olympic Stadium at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Samoa delegation, foreground, walk in during the closing ceremony in the Olympic Stadium at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Athletes from Australia enter the closing ceremony in the Olympic Stadium at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Athletes from South Korea enter the closing ceremony in the Olympic Stadium at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Russian athletes lay on the field during the Closing Ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, Ja?pan, 08 August 2021. EPA

An athlete of South Korea poses during the closing ceremony in the Olympic Stadium at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - The Tokyo 2020 Olympics Closing Ceremony - Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - August 8, 2021. Stadium is lighted up during the closing ceremony. REUTERS

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - The Tokyo 2020 Olympics Closing Ceremony - Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - August 8, 2021. Performers inside the stadium during the closing ceremony. REUTERS

Performers display bicycle acrobatics during the closing ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, on August 8, 2021 at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo. AFP

Dancers perform during the closing ceremony in the Olympic Stadium at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris, center, stands with International Olympic Committee's President Thomas Bach, second left, as they raise up the flag of France during the closing ceremony in the Olympic Stadium at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

French aerial patrol 'Patrouille de France' fly over the fan village of The Trocadero set in front of The Eiffel Tower, in Paris on August 8, 2021 upon the transmission of the closing ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. AFP

Gold medalist Clarisse Agbegnenou of France cheers the crowd as she arrives at Paris' Olympics fan zone to watch the closing ceremony of the Tokyo games, in front of the Eiffel Tower, at Trocadero Gardens in Paris, France, August 8, 2021. REUTERS

Fans watches as runners compete during the men's marathon at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Sapporo, Japan. AP

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Athletics - Men's Marathon - Sapporo Odori Park, Sapporo, Japan - August 8, 2021. General view of the athletes in action with Jeison Alexander Suarez of Colombia leading. REUTERS

Runners compete during the men's marathon at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Sapporo, Japan. AP

Runners compete during the men's marathon at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Sapporo, Japan. AP

Fans watch during the men's marathon at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Sapporo, Japan. AP

Runners move past the Olympic symbol while competing in the men's marathon final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Sapporo on August 8, 2021. AFP

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Athletics - Men's Marathon - Sapporo Odori Park, Sapporo, Japan - August 8, 2021. General view of the athletes in action. REUTERS

Competitors run past the water station during the men's marathon at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Sapporo, Japan. AP

Fans watches as runners compete during the men's marathon at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Sapporo, Japan. AP

Runners compete during the men's marathon at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Sapporo, Japan. AP

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge (L) competes in the men's marathon final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Sapporo on August 8, 2021. AFP

Runners move past the Susukino district while competing in the men's marathon final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Sapporo on August 8, 2021. AFP

Eliud Kipchoge, of Kenya, celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's marathon at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Sapporo, Japan. AP

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Athletics - Men's Marathon - Sapporo Odori Park, Sapporo, Japan - August 8, 2021. Abdi Nageeye of the Netherlands celebrates after winning silver. REUTERS

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Athletics - Men's Marathon - Sapporo Odori Park, Sapporo, Japan - August 8, 2021. Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya holds the flag of Kenya and celebrates after winning gold as Abdi Nageeye of the Netherlands celebrates after winning silver, Bashir Abdi of Belgium celebrates after winning bronze and Ayad Lamdassem of Spain reacts after competing. REUTERS

Korea's Kim Yeon Koung, right, shoots as Serbia's Tijana Boskovic, center, and Mina Popovic block during the bronze medal match in women's volleyball at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Players from Korea celebrate a point against Serbia during the bronze medal match in women's volleyball at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Korea's Park Jeongah, left, spikes as Serbia's Tijana Boskovic defends during the bronze medal match in women's volleyball at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Players from Serbia celebrate a point against Korea during the bronze medal match in women's volleyball at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Korea's Kim Heejin spikes the ball while playing Serbia during the bronze medal match in women's volleyball at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Korea's Yang Hyo Jin, left, and Park Jeongah jump to block a shot from Serbia during the bronze medal match in women's volleyball at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Serbia's Bianka Busa spikes the ball as Korea's Yeum Hye Seon defends during the bronze medal match in women's volleyball at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Korea's Kim Yeon Koung spikes while playing Serbia during the bronze medal match in women's volleyball at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Korea's Kim Su Ji can't save a point while playing Serbia during the bronze medal match in women's volleyball at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.

Riders compete during the track cycling women's omnium race at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Izu, Japan. AP

Riders compete during the track cycling women's omnium scratch race at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Izu, Japan. AP

Riders crash during the track cycling women's omnium scratch race at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Izu, Japan. AP

Riders crash during the track cycling women's omnium scratch race at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Izu, Japan. AP

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Cycling - Track - Women's Omnium - Scratch Race - Izu Velodrome, Shizuoka, Japan - August 8, 2021. Elisa Balsamo of Italy reacts after a crash. REUTERS

Ebtissam Zayed Ahmed of Team Egypt reacts after falling during the track cycling women's omnium points race at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Izu, Japan. AP

Kelsey Mitchell of Team Canada reacts after winning the gold medal during the track cycling women's sprint race at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Izu, Japan. AP

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Water Polo - Men - Final 7-8 - Montenegro v Italy - Tatsumi Water Polo Centre, Tokyo, Japan - August 8, 2021. Slaven Kandic of Montenegro and Vladan Spaic of Montenegro in action. REUTERS

Montenegro's Aleksandar Ivovic (9) is defended by Italy's Francesco di Fulvio (2) and Gonzalo Echenique, right, during a classification round men's water polo match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Water Polo - Men - Bronze medal match - Hungary v Spain - Tatsumi Water Polo Centre, Tokyo, Japan - August 8, 2021. Viktor Nagy of Hungary in action. REUTERS

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Water Polo - Men - Final 5-6 - Croatia v United States - Tatsumi Water Polo Centre, Tokyo, Japan - August 8, 2021. Andro Buslje of Croatia in action. REUTERS

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Gymnastics - Rhythmic - Group All-Around - Final - Rotation 1 - Ariake Gymnastics Centre, Tokyo, Japan - August 8, 2021. Team Israel in action with balls. REUTERS

Team Italia competes in the group all-around final of the Rhythmic Gymnastics event during Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Gymnastics centre in Tokyo, on August 8, 2021. AFP

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Gymnastics - Rhythmic - Group All-Around - Final - Rotation 1 - Ariake Gymnastics Centre, Tokyo, Japan - August 8, 2021. Team Italy in action with balls. REUTERS

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Gymnastics - Rhythmic - Group All-Around - Final - Rotation 1 - Ariake Gymnastics Centre, Tokyo, Japan - August 8, 2021. Team Russian Olympic Committee in action with balls. REUTERS

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Gymnastics - Rhythmic - Group All-Around - Final - Rotation 2 - Ariake Gymnastics Centre, Tokyo, Japan - August 8, 2021. Team Ukraine in action with clubs and hoops. REUTERS

United States' Brittney Griner (15), center, drives Japan's Maki Takada (8) during women's basketball gold medal game at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Saitama, Japan. AP

Japan's Rui Machida (13) drives to the basket during women's basketball gold medal game against the United States at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Saitama, Japan. AP

United States's A'Ja Wilson (9) drives past Japan's Himawari Akaho (88) during a women's gold medal basketball game at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Saitama, Japan. AP

Japan's Nako Motohashi (15) drives ahead of United States' Breanna Stewart (10), right, during women's basketball gold medal game at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Saitama, Japan. AP

Japan's Saori Miyazaki (32) and United States's Sue Bird (6), rear, fight for a loose ball during women's basketball gold medal game at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Saitama, Japan. AP