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25 Emotional Pictures Of Olympic Parents That Will Make You Weep

No, you're crying.

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13. Cyclist Anna Meares gets a hug from her dad, Tony, after being chosen as the flag-bearer for the Australian team.

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Meare's has since won a bronze medal in the women's keirin.

14. Simone Biles' parents, Ron and Nellie, watch her during the women's vault final.

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Biles is now the most decorated gymnast in the world, after winning four gold medals and a bronze in Rio.

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22. Jeanette Gatlin hugs her son Justin after he wins silver in the men's 100m at the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Beijing in 2015.

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He also won silver in Rio in the 100m with a time of 9.89 seconds.