2016: UPI's best Rio Olympics photos (60 images)

A look back at some of UPI's best picutres from the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, as chosen by our photo editors.
Updated: Dec. 13, 2016 at 1:07 PM
Mohamed Farah of Great Britain leaps in the air after winning 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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Trayvon Bromell of the United States tumbles to the track and looses his baton while Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates as he crosses the finish line after winning the gold medal in the Men's 4 x 100m relay final at Olympic Stadium at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 19, 2016. Bolt completes the olympic "Triple-Triple" with Jamaica's win in the 4x100m. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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Darya Klishina of Russia competes in the Women's Long Jump at Olympic Stadium at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 17, 2016. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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Simone Biles of the United States stands on the floor after winning the gold medal in the floor exercise at the Olympic Arena of the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 16, 2016. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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South Korean Kim Jung-Hwan celebrates after defeating Iranian Mojtaba Abedini to win bronze in the Men's Fencing Individual Saber at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 10, 2016. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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Etiene Medeiros of Brazil makes a gesture to silence the croud before competing in the women's 50m freestyle at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 13, 2016. Photo by Matthew Healey/UPI
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Silver medalist, Nia Ali of the United States, gold medalist, Brianna Rollins of the United States and bronze medalist, Kristi Castlin of the United States leap in the air at the medal ceremony for the Women's 100m Hurdles at the Olympic Stadium at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 18, 2016. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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