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This Bolivian Olympian Crying During The Opening Ceremony Captures The Heart Of The Olympics

1. During the Olympics, there’s no shortage of incredibly touching moments.

During the Olympics, there’s no shortage of incredibly touching moments.

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2. And this year’s games were no different: As Olympians from Bolivia walked during the Opening Ceremony, José Quintanilla, a swimmer, burst into tears at the sight of thousands cheering as the players walked out.

…a moment millions will probably see thousands of times as Olympians compete in their respective fields in the coming weeks.

4. And people at home certainly couldn’t handle it.

5. So, so emotional.

Guy from Bolivia crying, can’t blame him! The olympics truly is amazing #OpeningCeremony

— Q to the power of… (@QaribbeanQuant)

6.

Aww, that giant little boy crying, I think in Bolivia’s delegation? *cries along* #Rio2016

— jackie (@colorlessblue)

7. Bask in this moment José. Take it all in, champ.

8. For full Olympics coverage, tune in to your local NBC broadcast.

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