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In pictures: Rio 2016 Olympic Games athlete training session

Inside athletes' training sessions before the start of the Summer Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

In pictures: Rio 2016 Olympic Games athlete training session
Eleftherios Petrounias of Greece trains on the rings ahead of the Artistic Gymnastics Event at the Olympic Park on August 3, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Rio 2016 Olympic Games athlete training session
Franz Anton and Jan Benzien of Germany train in the C2 during a Canoe Slalom training session at Whitewater Stadium on August 3, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Rio 2016 Olympic Games athlete training session
Mohd Hafifi Mansor of Malaysia is pictured during a weightlifting training session, on August 3, 2016 at Rio de Janeiro's Riocentro Pavilion, ahead of Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (Goh Chai Hin/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Rio 2016 Olympic Games athlete training session
A Japanese gymnast practices on the pommel horse of the men's Artistic gymnastics at the Olympic Arena on August 3, 2016 ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Thomas Coex/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Rio 2016 Olympic Games athlete training session
Members of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Women's Water Polo Team during a training session at the Olympics Aquatics Stadium on August 3, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Rio 2016 Olympic Games athlete training session
Sam Mikulak of the United States runs through his routine on the parallel bars during a training session before the start of the Summer Olympic games at Rio Olympic Arena on August 3, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Rio 2016 Olympic Games athlete training session
Chris Froome of Great Britain and Team GB looks on during a Team GB training ride on August 3, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Rio 2016 Olympic Games athlete training session
Stanimira Petrova of Bulgaria warms up in a boxing training session during the Olympics preview day - 2 at Rio Centro on August 3, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Rio 2016 Olympic Games athlete training session
Crews in the Laser sailing class sail during a training session on Rio de Janeiro's Guanabara Bay ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 3, 2016. (William West/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Rio 2016 Olympic Games athlete training session
Andy Murray of Great Britain plays a backhand during a practice session ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games at the Olympic Tennis Centre on August 3, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Rio 2016 Olympic Games athlete training session
Ian Borrows of Australia trains in the C1 during a Canoe Slalom training session at Whitewater Stadium on August 3, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Rio 2016 Olympic Games athlete training session
Jerome Truyens #28 of Belgium runs past Moritz Trompertz #7 of Germany during a training session in the Olympic Hockey Center on August 3, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Rio 2016 Olympic Games athlete training session
German track cycling team members ride during a cycling training session at the Olympic Velodrome in Rio de Janeiro on August 2, 2016, ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Rio 2016 Olympic Games athlete training session
Ri Myong-Sun of People's Republic of Korea practices during a training session for table tennis at Riocentro Pavilion 3 on August 3, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Getty Images)