Rafaela Silva

Neighbors cheer as Brazilian judo gold medalist Rafaela Silva is given a hero’s welcome as she rides a fire truck into the Cidade de Deus “City of God” slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 22, 2016. Silva who grew up in the violent, poverty stricken slum, won special mention from IOC president Thomas Bach, saying she’s an inspiration across the world.” (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

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