The 2016 Olympics are in full swing in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro, where Team USA has won more gold medals than any other country thus far.
Some of this Olympiad’s more memorable moments were supplied by the United States Women’s Gymnastic Team and Simone Biles, who blew away the competition winning all-around gymnastic gold.
Michael Phelps returned for his fourth straight Olympics and added more gold to his unprecedented medal total, securing his title as the greatest Olympian in history.
Adding to the history-making nature of the 31st Olympiad, Simone Manuel became the first African-American female swimmer to win an individual medal.
Check out some of the best moments from the 2016 Olympics in the video clip above. Things are just heating up in Rio as track and field competitions are ramping up on Friday.
PHOTO CREDIT: Getty | VIDEO SOURCE: NewsOne.com
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