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The most amazing photos of the Rio Olympics come from a small army of scuba-diving robots

Submitted by Tech Insider on August 15, 2016 - 4:54pm

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The Olympics, particularly the summer Olympics, are a kind of festival for elite sports photography.

There's no two weeks in the year that produce a heftier haul of world-class images of athletic competition.

All the major agencies covering the games fight for an edge in the photographic shoot-out. And this year, Getty added a new weapon to itsĀ arsenal: a small army of underwater robots.

Here's what you need to know about them, along with some of the amazing images they've created.

The Olympics are a bonanza for beautiful photography of the human body in motion.

All the major sports photographers compete to take the most creative and mind-boggling photos possible.

I've always been partial to shots of Olympians suspended in the air.

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