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Here’s the Rio Olympics closing ceremony in pictures

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The Rio Olympics closing ceremony was quite the spectacle –.

Here’s what you missed overnight from the ceremony.

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There were lots and lots of fireworks.

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Here you can see them with the Morro dos Prazeres slum in the foreground.

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Brazilian musician Mariene de Castro performed.

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There were some really cool Samba dancers.

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The Olympic flame was extinguished, symbolising the official end to the Games.

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The Olympic baton was passed to Tokyo, which will host the Games in 2020.

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Toyko’s governor Yuriko Koike held the Olympic flag to symbolise the passing of the Games.

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And Japan’s prime minister dressed up as Super Mario.

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Rio Olympics, we won’t forget you in a hurry.

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