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This was Rio 2016: the Olympic Games in numbers

Record-breaking Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps, 11,303 athletes competing and a huge viewing audience. This was Rio 2016

This was Rio 2016: the Olympic Games in numbers

Fireworks explode at the Maracana during the Olympic Games closing ceremony (Getty Images/Buda Mendes)

The Rio 2016 closing ceremony has ended and the first Olympic Games to be held in South America has officially come to a close. The last 19 competition days (including football) have seen some incredible performances, with records broken and new sporting stars born. Here are some numbers to ponder from what has been a marvellous few weeks in Brazil.

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