Aug. 21, 2016, 11:08 p.m. (ET)

Just 17 days after they began, the Rio 2016 Olympic Games came to an end with a Closing Ceremony as breathtaking as the opening. Gymnast Simone Biles carried the American flag into the stadium in the Heroes of the Games segment. Relive the final night of the Games with these 25 photos of the performers and your favorite Team USA athletes.

1) Roberta Sa
Singer Roberta Sa performs in the Heroes of the Games segment of the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on Aug. 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

2) Olympic Wings
Dancers perform in the Olympic Wings segment of the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on Aug. 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

3) Simone Biles, Gymnastics
Flag bearer Simone Biles parades in the Heroes of the Games segment of the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on Aug. 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

4) Olympic Cauldron
The Olympic Cauldron is seen at the start of the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on Aug. 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

5) Morghan King and Seth Weil, Weightlifting and Rowing
Morghan King and Seth Weil celebrate at the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on Aug. 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

6) Team USA Athletes
Athletes from the U.S. and Canada dance while they are marching in the Heroes of the Games segment of the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on Aug. 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

7) Robby Smith, Wrestling
Robby Smith walks in the Heroes of the Games segment of the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on Aug. 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

8) Team USA Athletes
Team USA athletes take part in the Heroes of the Games segment of the Closing Ceremony at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on Aug. 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

9) Simone Biles, Gymnastics
Simone Biles walks in the Heroes of the Games segment of the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on Aug. 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

10) David Smith and Reid Priddy, Volleyball
David Smith and Reid Priddy participate in the Heroes of the Games segment of the Closing Ceremony at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on Aug. 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

11) Fireworks
Fireworks explode at the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on Aug. 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

12) Fireworks
Fireworks explode at the Heroes of the Games segment of the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on Aug. 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

13) Kygo and Julia Michaels
Electronic music artist Kygo and singer-songwriter Julia Michaels perform the song "Carry Me" at the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on Aug. 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

14) Lenine
Singer Lenine performs in the Recognition of the Volunteers segment of the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on Aug. 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

15) Galen Rupp, Track and Field
(L-R) Silver medalist Feyisa Lilesa of Ethiopia, gold medalist Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya and bronze medalist Galen Rupp celebrate on the podium at the medal ceremony for the men's marathon at the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on Aug. 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

16) Lace Making
Dancers perform at the Lace Making segment of the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on Aug. 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

17) Lace Making
Dancers perform at the Lace Making segment of the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on Aug. 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

18) Performers
Dancers perform in the Closing Ceremony at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on Aug. 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

19) Samba Dancers
Samba dancers perform in the "Cidade Maravilhosa" segment of the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on Aug. 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

20) Johnson, Polk, Smith; Diving, Rowing, Wrestling
Steele Johnson, Amanda Polk and Robby Smith dance at the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on Aug. 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

21) Governor of Tokyo Yuriko Koike
(L-R) Governor of Tokyo Yuriko Koike and IOC President Thomas Bach take part in the flag handover Ceremony at the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on Aug. 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

22) Love Sport Tokyo 2020
The Japanese national anthem is performed at the Love Sport Tokyo 2020 segment of the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on Aug. 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

23) Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appears in the Love Sport Tokyo 2020 segment of the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on Aug. 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

24) Mariene de Castro
Singer Mariene de Castro performs in front of the Olympic cauldron at the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on Aug. 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

25) Fireworks
Fireworks explode at the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on Aug. 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.