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If a story seems just too crazy to be true, then sometime it is.
If Ryan Lochte was Rio's Biggest Loser, was Mijaín López Núñez its biggest winner?
More news from Rio 2016's second week:
In case you missed channel 7's replays the 100m final, here's the GIF re-enactment: https://t.co/7w4wL1IPK8— Rick Eyre (@rickeyre) August 15, 2016
A reminder, if you needed one, that the future of the Olympic Games is climbing up a wall:
I'm fairly sure Sunette Viljoen is the first women's Test cricketer to win an Olympic medal (silver today in the javelin)— Rick Eyre (@rickeyre) August 19, 2016
Finally, here is the Closing Ceremony in full, followed by a passing observation arising from the handing-over ceremony to Tokyo 2020 (or eventually 2021)
My outline for the 2020 opening ceremony: City of Tokyo recreated in stadium. Enter Godzilla, flattens everything. Athletes march in.— Rick Eyre (@rickeyre) August 6, 2016