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From: Esquire UK.
As if having Usain Bolt wasn't enough, Jamaica can now lay claim to another 100 AND 200-metre champion in the form of Elaine Thompson, the newly-crowned fastest woman in the world.
A four-time Olympic champion and an OBE at just 24, Laura Trott is one of Team GB's great success stories and someone who is very, very good at riding a bike.
Puerto Rico's first ever gold medalist, Monica Puig went from a total unknown to Olympic women's singles champ and national hero in the span of just a few days in Rio.
One of Nike's marquee athletes: Dafne Schippers just missed out on gold in the 200-metres, but there's consolation in the fact that she's the third fastest woman ever, even though she was a long distance runner until only a couple of years ago.
Brianna Rollins, Nia Ali and Kristi Castlin took gold, silver and bronze respectively in the 100-metre hurdles, which obviously calls for a vintage jumping team photo.
The star Australian hurdler may have fallen at the first... err, hurdle, in Rio, but that's not stopped her from becoming one of the most memorable faces of the games.
The moment that spawned 1,000 memes: Shaunae Miller of the Bahamas snatched a controversial gold in the 400-metres after diving over the finish line. Whatever your stance, you've got to respect the winning commitment.
Australia's Genevieve Lacaze crosses the line during the 3,000-metre steeplechase, only to remember that she's got the small matter of the 5,000-metre final in a couple of days.
Plus a British national treasure.
Looking back to see what led to her ascendance.
One can speculate the paths that she might have taken, but can we assume that what she has now is the best of all possible worlds?
Fair enough, Bella.
Seeing the world with a fresh pair of eyes.
You read that correctly...