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Olympia 2020 Tokio | Dimitrij Ovtcharov, Deutschland | Tischtennis
Image: Swen Pförtner/dpa/picture alliance

Tokyo Olympics: The best pictures from the Games

Philipp Böll
August 8, 2021

The Olympics produce some of the best moments in sports. As the world's elite athletes gather in Tokyo 2020, so do the best photographers to capture all of the action. Take a look at the most iconic moments.

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Dimitrij Ovtcharov, Germany | Table Tennis | Metropolitan Gymnasium, Tokyo

Olympia 2020 Tokio | Team China | Synchronschwimmen
Image: Marko Djurica/REUTERS

Team China | Artistic Swimming | Tokyo Aquatics Centre

Olympia 2020 Tokio | Italo Ferreira, Brasilien |  Surfen
Image: Lisi Niesner/REUTERS

Italo Ferreira, Brazil | Surfing | Tsurigasaki Surfing Beach, Chiba

Olympia 2020 Tokio | Kyle Blignaut, Südafrika | Kugelstoßen
Image: Dylan Martinez/REUTERS

Kyle Blignaut, South Africa | Shot Put | Olympic Stadium, Tokyo

Olympia 2020 Tokio | Gustavo Nunez und Julio Rodriguez, Dominikanische Republik | Baseball
Image: Jorge Silva/REUTERS

Gustavo Nunez and Julio Rodriguez, Dominican Republic | Baseball | Yokohama Baseball Stadium

Olympia 2020 Tokio | Team Jamaika | 4 x 100m Staffel
Image: Michael Kappeler/dpa/picture alliance

Team Jamaica | Athletics, 4 x 100m | Olympic Stadium, Tokyo

Olympia 2020 Tokio | Russland vs Türkei | Volleyball
Image: Carlos Garcia Rawlins/REUTERS

Russia vs Turkey | Volleyball | Ariake Arena, Tokyo

Olympia 2020 Tokio | Annika Schleu, Deutschland | Moderner Fünfkampf
Image: Ivan Alvarado/REUTERS

Annika Schleu, Germany | Modern Pentathlon | Tokyo Stadium

Olympia 2020 Tokio | Frank Chamizo Marquez, Italien vs Kyle Dake, USA | Ringen
Image: Piroschka Van De Wouw/REUTERS

Frank Chamizo Marquez, Italy vs Kyle Dake, USA | Wrestling | Makuhari Messe Hall A, Chiba

Olympia 2020 Tokio | An San, Südkorea | Bogenschießen
Image: Clodagh Kilcoyne/REUTERS

An San, South Korea | Archery | Yumenoshima Archery Field, Tokyo

Olympia 2020 Tokio | Zsuzsanna Tomori , Ungarn | Handball
Image: Gonzalo Fuentes/REUTERS

Zsuzsanna Tomori, Hungary | Handball | Yoyogi National Stadium, Tokyo

Olympia 2020 Tokio | Team Ägypten | Synchronschwimmen
Image: Stefan Wermuth/REUTERS

Team Egypt | Artistic Swimming | Tokyo Aquatics Centre

Olympia 2020 Tokio | Mercedes Perez, Kolumbien | Gewichtheben
Image: Edgard Garrido/REUTERS

Mercedes Perez, Colombia | Weightlifting | Tokyo International Forum

Olympia 2020 Tokio | Simone Biles, USA | Kunstturnen
Image: Lindsey Wasson/REUTERS

Simone Biles, USA | Gymnastics, Artistic | Ariake Gymnastics Centre, Tokyo

Olympia 2020 Tokio | Team Frankreich | Synchronschwimmen
Image: Marko Djurica/REUTERS

Team France | Artistic Swimming | Tokyo Aquatics Centre

Olympia 2020 Tokio | Sue Bird und Megan Rapinoe, USA | Basketball und Fußball
Image: Aris Messinis/Getty Images/AFP

Sue Bird and Megan Rapinoe, USA | Basketball und Soccer | Saitama Super Arena
 

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