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Philly-Area Athletes Share Rio Opening Ceremony on Social Media

Team USA dressed to the nines in Ralph Lauren uniforms for the Opening Ceremony of the Rio Olympics Friday night.

And, even if our local athletes weren't walking into the Olympic stadium, they still shared their Red, White and Blue on social media.

The most epic selfie of the night went to 20-year-old Chester County swimmer Cierra Runge who got plenty of Team USA teammates including iconic swimmer Michael Phelps in her photo.

New Jersey fencer Monica Aksamit smiled from ear-to-ear.

Fellow New Jersey fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad was captured in this photo.

While Philly fencer Miles Chamley-Watson was a popular selfie-mate for other tweeters.

New Jersey judo athlete Nick Delpopolo shared a series of images.

South Jersey wrestling gold medalist Jordan Burroughs was excited to catch a moment with tennis legend Serena Williams.

Penn State volleyballer Matt Anderson took to Instagram.

Check out Pennsylvania canoeist Casey Eichfeld with purple-haired New Jersey fencer Dagmara Wozniak.

Philadelphia's Kyle Lowry joined his Team USA Basketball teammates for this shot.

Cherry Hill, New Jersey's Michelle Vittese posed with her teammates and Phelps even though her team didn't march into the stadium.

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania's Joe Kovacs wasn't wearing his uniform since he was on a plane to Rio.

Delaware long jumper Marquis Dendy had to withdraw from the Games but he still dressed up in his uniform for his mom.
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