Getty Images’ Best Sports Photos of the Year Include Great Shots of These Caribbean and Diaspora Athletes

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A selection from a report by Josh Helmut for Crave.

Simone Biles on the Balance Beam (above)

Multiple exposures were combined incamera to produce this image.) Simone Biles of the United States competes on the balance beam during the Women’s Individual All Around Final on Day 6 of the 2016 Rio Olympics at Rio Olympic Arena on August 11, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

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Bolt’s Look Back

Usain Bolt of Jamaica competes in the Men’s 100 meter semifinal on Day 9 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 14, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

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Gael Monfils’ Dive

Gael Monfils dives for a forehand in his fourth round match against Andrei Kuznestov of Russia during day eight if the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 25, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo By Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

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Maryoly Gámez’s Olympic Pull

Maryoly Gámez of Venezuela battles for the ball against Victoria Ríos of Uruguay during the International Women’s Rugby Sevens-Aquece Rio Test Event for the Rio 2016 Olympics at Deodoro Olympic Park on March 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

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Simone Mamuel’s Shock

Simone Manuel of the United States clebrates winning gold in the women’s 100m Freestyle Final on DAy 6 of the Rio Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatic Stadium on August 11, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

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Monica Puig

Monica Puig of Puerto Rico reacts after defeating Angelique Kerber of Germany in the WOmen’s Single Gold Medal Match on Day 8 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Tennis Centre on August 13, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Puig defeated Kerber 6-4, 4-6, 6-1. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

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Carlos Gómez’s Splash

Carlos Gomez #14 of the Texas Rangers is soaked with a Powerade cooler after the Texas Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 14-1 at Globe Life Park in Arlington on August 31, 2016 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

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