7 Tweets Celebrating The UAE Team From Opening Ceremony Of The 2016 Rio Olympic Games

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The UAE is by no means an international sporting powerhouse when it comes to the olympics. However, there is a lot of pride representing your nation as 13 athletes from the UAE will be doing so in Rio over the next few weeks. As the opening ceremony took place in the early hours of Saturday morning Dubai time, here is evidence the whole nation is behind them.

7 tweets summing up the mood in the UAE after the opening ceremony

Here are some of the best pictures of the flag bearing...

And the highlights of the opening ceremony

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