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Gisele Bundchen Steals the Show at the Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony

The supermodel wore a sparkling silver gown.
Gisele Bundchen Steals the Show at the Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony
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The supermodel wore a sparkling silver gown.

It wasn't just the sports fans who got excited about the 2016 Olympics Opening Ceremony, because stunners like Brazilian model Gisele Bündchen and the oil-slicked man from Tonga stole everyone's attention and made everything a hundred times better.

Gisele opened the show by strutting down the Maracana stadium "runway" to the tune of the bosanova classic The Girl from Ipanema. She wore a long, Alexandre Herchcovitch mesh dress with a long slit, train, and golden sequins, catching the light and shining brighter than the lit cauldron. It was the perfect eye-catching silhouette for the model's runway comeback.

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The Brazilian designer was personally chosen by Gisele to work on the dress. They last worked together in the late 2000s, and in a recent interview with Vogue, he described the four months of working with the model as a special reunion and an unforgettable experience.

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This experience was undeniably the same for sports and fashion lovers, too. The supermodel slayed it in the runway and made her country proud.

"As I walk down tonight on the longest runway I have ever been on I will be sending out all my love and positivity. I am humbled and honored to be part of this historic moment for my country." - Gisele Bündchen

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