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Rio Olympics puts spotlight on new Olympians like Simone Biles, Katie Ledecky

Strange moments like green pool and Ryan Lochte's escapade also brought questions

CNN —  

Rio wasn’t a big disaster like many had predicted. It came packed with thrills and controversies that got people talking.

The games in Rio shattered several records and introduced a new generation of Olympic stars like Simone Biles, Katie Ledecky and Fu Yuanhi. Here’s a look back at some of those triumphant moments as well as the bizarre ones.

Well-oiled

The opening ceremony introduced us to Tonga’s flag bearer, Pita Taufatofua who made quite the entry with his well-lacquered torso.

In case you missed him in the opening, he made it back for the closing ceremony in shiny fashion.