The performances, one featuring yoga poses, added to a colorful event that was the culmination of a final week of frantic preparations. In the week leading up to the games, police and troops perched on building tops, along roads and on balconies, especially near the main stadium. Many shops and businesses were closed Sunday, reportedly at the urging of government, while cars were forced to navigate a gantlet of security barriers.
Ryan Remiorz / Associated Press
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