Ten weird, wonderful and total

China’s capital will host next month’s Olympics in a “closed loop” ensuring no athletes or other participants come into contact with the public. Flickr

Ten weird, wonderful and totally amazing moments of the 2016 Rio Olympics

From the weird to the wonderful and everything inbetween. Here are some of the best stories from the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Ten weird, wonderful and total

China’s capital will host next month’s Olympics in a “closed loop” ensuring no athletes or other participants come into contact with the public. Flickr

  1. That awkward moment when…

https://www.thesouthafrican.com/japanese-pole-vaulters-package-gets-in-the-way-of-his-olympic-dreams/

2. Because Bolt is just the bomb.

https://www.thesouthafrican.com/usain-bolts-winning-smile-became-the-internets-latest-meme/

3. South Africans have got jokes for days.

https://www.thesouthafrican.com/howareyourelatedtowaydevanniekerk-is-the-best-hashtag-after-waydes-win/

4. To warm the cockles of your heart.

https://www.thesouthafrican.com/watch-kids-from-wayde-van-niekerks-former-school-celebrate-his-record-breaking-win-video/

 

5. This is still fantastic.

https://www.thesouthafrican.com/if-youve-missed-the-olympics-so-far-this-sweary-highlights-package-is-all-you-need/

6. Oh good lord, bloody hell, WHY?!

https://www.thesouthafrican.com/this-weightlifter-dislocated-his-elbow-while-doing-a-lift-at-the-olympics-video/

7. Still the most stoked person of all stoked people at the Olympics

https://www.thesouthafrican.com/this-chinese-swimmer-freaking-out-when-a-reporter-tells-her-she-finished-third-is-amazing-video/

8. For the lulz.

https://www.thesouthafrican.com/brazil-fans-trolled-hope-solo-for-days-over-zika-jibes-video/

9. Proudly South African.

https://www.thesouthafrican.com/this-is-how-baby-bafana-announced-their-arrival-at-the-rio-olympics-video/

10. And finally, if you missed any of the action, this sums it up.

https://www.thesouthafrican.com/bbcs-wrap-rio-2016-thing-need-watch-olympics-video/