Best of Rio 2016 Summer Olympics: Handshakes and Hugs (82 images)

Winning isn't everything. As these athletes and fans make clear, it's about the shared experiences they're all going through and the handshakes and hugs say it all about the shared respect that exists between them.
Updated: Aug. 23, 2016 at 11:42 AM
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From left, Jimmy Butler, Kevin Durant and DeAndre Jordan of the United States celebrate winning gold after defeating Serbia in the Men's Basketball at Carioca Arena 1 at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 21, 2016. The United States defeated Serbia 96-66 to win its third consecutive gold medal. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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Brazil players celebrate after the game winning goal in an overtime shoot-out against Germany in the Men's Gold Medal soccer match at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 20, 2016. Brazil defeated Germany in 5-4 in overtime penalty kicks. Photo by Matthew Healey/UPI
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Paul Kipkemoi Chelimo of the United States congratulates Mohamed Farah of Great Britain after Farah wins the gold medal in the Men's 5000 meter Final at Olympic Stadium at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 20, 2016. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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Members of the German team celebrate their gold medal victory over Sweden in the Women's Football final in the Maracana Stadium at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 19, 2016. Germany won the gold medal 2-1 and Sweden the silver. Photo by Richard Ellis/UPI
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English Gardner, Allyson Felix, Tianna Bartoletta and Tori Bowie of the United States celebrate after winning the gold medal in the Women's 4x100m relay at Olympic Stadium at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 19, 2016. After a successful protest, The United States team grabbed a spot in the Final after a successful protest against team Brazil in the qualifying race. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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China's Long Chen is given a hug by his coach after defeating Malaysia's Chong Wai Lee to win the gold medal in Men's Badminton Singles at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 20, 2016. Photo by Matthew Healey/UPI
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Sergio Rodriguez and Felipe Reyes of Spain celebrate after Spain defeats Australia in the Men's Basketball Bronze medal game 89-88 at Carioca Arena 1 at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 21, 2016. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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