In Pictures: Rio Olympics so far

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic waves to the crowd with tears in his eyes after losing his men's first round singles tennis match against Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro at the Olympic Tennis Centre of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 7, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Roberto SCHMIDT

Rio: In the ongoing Rio Olympics athletes from all over the world are participating as each country bids to bag as many medals as possible and preferably the gold ones. As days pass the race for medals is heating up as the participants give their all for a chance at glory.

Let’s take a look at some of the highlights from the Rio Olympics so far.

Heartbreaking 

An overview shows France's Samir Ait Said being stretchered off after being injured while competing in the qualifying for the men's vault event of the Artistic Gymnastics at the Olympic Arena during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 6, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Antonin THUILLIER
An overview shows France’s Samir Ait Said being stretchered off after being injured while competing in the qualifying for the men’s vault event of the Artistic Gymnastics at the Olympic Arena during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 6, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Antonin THUILLIER

Crestfallen

Serbia's Novak Djokovic waves to the crowd with tears in his eyes after losing his men's first round singles tennis match against Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro at the Olympic Tennis Centre of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 7, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Roberto SCHMIDT
Serbia’s Novak Djokovic waves to the crowd with tears in his eyes after losing his men’s first round singles tennis match against Argentina’s Juan Martin Del Potro at the Olympic Tennis Centre of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 7, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Roberto SCHMIDT

Delight 

Germany's Christopher Ruhr celebrates scoring a goal during the men's field hockey Germany vs India match of the Rio 2016 Olympics Games at the Olympic Hockey Centre in Rio de Janeiro on August, 8 2016. / AFP PHOTO / MANAN VATSYAYANA
Germany’s Christopher Ruhr celebrates scoring a goal during the men’s field hockey Germany vs India match of the Rio 2016 Olympics Games at the Olympic Hockey Centre in Rio de Janeiro on August, 8 2016. / AFP PHOTO / MANAN VATSYAYANA

Tears 

Netherlands' Maret Balkestein-Grothues reacts after sustaining an injury during the women's qualifying volleyball match between the USA and the Netherlands at the Maracanazinho stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 8, 2016, during the 2016 Rio Olympics. / AFP PHOTO / PEDRO UGARTE
Netherlands’ Maret Balkestein-Grothues reacts after sustaining an injury during the women’s qualifying volleyball match between the USA and the Netherlands at the Maracanazinho stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 8, 2016, during the 2016 Rio Olympics. / AFP PHOTO / PEDRO UGARTE

Passion

Britain's Max Whitlock competes in the pommel horse of the men's team final of the Artistic Gymnastics at the Olympic Arena during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 8, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Ben STANSALL
Britain’s Max Whitlock competes in the pommel horse of the men’s team final of the Artistic Gymnastics at the Olympic Arena during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 8, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Ben STANSALL

Glory 

Japanese team celebrate after winning the men's team final of the Artistic Gymnastics at the Olympic Arena during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 8, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Thomas COEX
Japanese team celebrate after winning the men’s team final of the Artistic Gymnastics at the Olympic Arena during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 8, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Thomas COEX

Selfies 

Russia's Irina Zarayazhko poses for a picture with supoprters after her team won the women's qualifying volleyball match between Russia and South Korea at the Maracanazinho stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 8, 2016, during the 2016 Rio Olympics. / AFP PHOTO / Johannes EISELE
Russia’s Irina Zarayazhko poses for a picture with supoprters after her team won the women’s qualifying volleyball match between Russia and South Korea at the Maracanazinho stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 8, 2016, during the 2016 Rio Olympics. / AFP PHOTO / Johannes EISELE 

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