Gallery: Best of Rio, Aug. 11

Visitors explore the Olympic Boulevard in downtown Rio de Janeiro. (Louisa Stanwich/Cronkite News)

Over one million people visit Cristo Redentor, more commonly known as Christ the Redeemer, a year.(Photo by Courtney Pedroza/Cronkite News)

The USA women’s water polo team practices for the games. (Photo by Jaclyn Chung/Cronkite News)

The sunset from Sugarloaf Mountain overlooks Copacabana. (Photo by Langston Fields/Cronkite News)

Tourists and locals walk up Escadaria Selarón in Lapa everyday. (Photo by Scotty Bara/Cronkite News)

Reporters Kristina Vicario and Logan Newman work at the Olympic Park. (Photo by Langston Fields/Cronkite News)

Take a look at some of the best photos taken by Cronkite News reporters on location in Rio de Janeiro covering all things related to the 2016 Olympics and the culture of Rio.