As the athletes filed into the stadium during the Rio Olympics opening ceremony, many were holding their mobile phones aloft, filming the stadium, each other and – of course – themselves. IBTimes UK compiles some of the best selfies and videos taken during the ceremony.

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Aaaaaamazing atmosphere in Rio tonight! let the Games begin!! #rio2016

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Proud😊

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All dressed up in our opening ceremony gear, ready to watch from the village :) @teamgb

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This has to be one of the greatest nights of my life #openingceremonies #rio2016🇧🇷

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faux opening ceremony 🐨 #boish

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