Rio 2016: Getty Images’ best photos from week one

PHOTOGRAPHERS on the ground at the Rio 2016 Olympic games have been exercising their own creative muscles to capture stunning images of the world's best athletes. 

Getty Images, the photographic partner of the Rio games, has chosen one image across a selection of sports each day as its Photo of the Day. 

They capture everything from divers on their way to the water to the fireworks shooting into the sky on the opening night.

Here's the best of week one at Rio - a snapshot of the amazing moments and photography from on the ground in Brazil.