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    Aug 18, 2016

    25 Emotional Pictures Of Olympic Parents That Will Make You Weep

    No, you're crying.

    1. Elia Viviani embraces his parents after winning the men's omnium race.

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    2. The parents of Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar, Dulal and Gouri, watch her compete from their home in Agartala, India.

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    3. Lizzie Armistead’s father, John, cheers her on from the sidelines of the women’s road cycling race.

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    4. Abbey Weitzeil and her parents embrace after she finishes first in the final heat of the women's 100m freestyle qualifying race.

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    5. Sarah Robles hugs her mum, Joy, after making the US Olympic team.

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    She has since won bronze in the women's over 75kg weightlifting event.

    6. Joseph Schooling's parents beam after he wins Singapore's first Olympic gold medal in the 100m butterfly final.

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    7. Brazilian basketball player Iziane Castro is comforted by her mother after her team's defeat at the hands of Turkey.

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    8. The families of Helen Glover and Heather Stanning congratulate the pair on their rowing gold.

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    No one is as proud as Steve Backshall though.

    9. Ivanka Maksimovic and her mother cry after she wins silver at London 2012.

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    Her mother is also her coach!

    10. Mireia Belmonte Garcia embraces her dad after winning gold in the women's 200m butterfly.

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    11. Bruno Lima hugs his father after Argentina triumph in the volleyball qualifier against Russia.

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    12. Jennifer Bolt celebrates Usain's win at the AAF World Athletics Championships in 2015.

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    He has since won gold at Rio 2016, running the 100m in 9.86 seconds.

    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.

    15. Wolfgang Hambuechen, father and coach to gymnast Fabian Hambuechen, celebrates his son’s gold medal in the men’s horizontal bar exercise.

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    16. Teofilo Gutierrez wears a T-shirt of his late grandmother after scoring a goal for Colombia during an Olympic friendly.

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    She would have been proud.

    17. French fencer Yannick Borel celebrates with his family after winning a gold medal.

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    18. Tunisian athlete Ines Boubakri poses with her mother Henda after winning bronze in the women's individual foil competition.

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    19. Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz celebrates with her parents, Eduardo and Emelita, after winning the first Olympic medal for the Philippines in 20 years.

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    20. Jeannie Yazell, Kayla Harrison's mother, celebrates after her daughter wins gold in the women's judo.

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    21. Adrian and Glenda, parents of Laura Trott, share a hug after she wins gold in women's omnium points race.

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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.

    23. William Priddy's family celebrate the USA's volleyball win against Mexico.

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    24. Denis Maksymilian Kudla and his mother embrace after his men's Greco-Roman 85kg bronze medal win.

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    25. Michael Phelps's fiancé, Nicole, and his mother, Deborah, celebrate another gold medal for the champion swimmer.

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    Even Boomer, his newborn baby, is proud.

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