Instagram@Rio: Day 1

Day 1 of Rio Olympics 2016 opened with a bang as athletes earned medals and broke world records. Here's a look at some of their Instagram accounts for a behind-the-scenes look at the competition.

South Korean volleyball player Kim Yeon Koung posted a picture of the South Korean women's volleyball team at the competition arena.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BIysTDdjBVY/?hl=en

Shooter Snježana Pejčić of Croatia snapped a photo of the competition at the shooting range.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BIstmayhmRv/

Philippine paddler Ian Lariba used Instagram to express her gratitude to her supporters despite not making it to the next round.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BIxuSMjjFhC/

Singapore rower Saiyidah Aisyah showed off her new racing zootie and celebrated making it to the quarter-finals.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BIyEdUJjw2t/

Singapore swimmer Joseph Schooling posted a picture of himself signing a Singapore Sports Institute board, with a caption saying "Hello, #rio2016".

https://www.instagram.com/p/BIwOQF7Bhi-/?hl=en

Jin Wei Timothee Yap, who will represent Singapore in athletics, shared a photo of himself waving Singapore flags during the Opening Ceremony.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BIwX-4WDJfR/

Compatriot Derek Wong, who will represent the country in badminton, posed with a signboard.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BIxYvonja0E/

Norwegian rower Nils Jakob Hoff captured a stunning shot of the Rio skyline.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BIvAMChjy7G/?hl=en

Iranian rower Mahsa Javer shared a photo of herself testing the Rio waters.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BIxXFHOA-Wt/

India's badminton player Jwala Gutta and her teammates pose in elegant saris during the opening ceremony.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BIxDRfogsxR/?hl=en

Argentinian basketball player Manu Ginóbili posted this planking photo taken during the opening ceremony.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BIxXQQZhO9d/

Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon, who will compete in badminton, posed underneath the Olympic rings.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BIxSSxkAsxp/?hl=en

Her compatriot and fellow badminton player Sapsiree Taerattanachai posted a wefie with Thai-American cyclist Amanda Carr during the Opening Ceremony.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BIyk3S6gLPl/

Thai boxer Wuttichai Masuk is ready for action, flashing a peace sign in front of a practice ring.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BIydRinj_AB/

Malaysian badminton player Lee Chong Wei posted a wefie with his teammates during the Opening Ceremony.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BIv9dC7AGWy/?hl=en

South Korean rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon Jae took some time off to relax amid the pressures of competition.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BIqD7q_heLi/?hl=en