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13 Rainbow-Colored Hair Moments From The Olympics

Featuring hot pinks and royal blues.

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Sure, the 2021 Olympics have now officially ended — but that doesn’t mean we can’t appreciate the most colorful hair moments athletes sported while competing in Tokyo. Read on for some rainbow-hued eye candy as seen on the pros.

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Anna Ryzhykova’s Colorful Braid

Ukrainian athlete Ryzhykova brightened up the track with bright blue steaks mixed in with her blonde strands, which she showed off in a braided updo.

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Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce’s Ombre

If you watched the women’s 100m and relay races, there’s no doubt you caught sight of Jamaican Fraser-Pryce’s bold, sunrise-colored lengths.

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Emily Jade Campbell’s Multicolored Pigtails

During her weightlifting competition in Tokyo, Jade Campbell — of Britain — wore pigtails in her country’s colors with one side dyed blue and the other a vibrant red.

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Romane Dicko’s Patriotic Braids

Another Olympic athlete who sported a nod to her home country? French judoka champ Dicko, whose blue and red braids were on full display as she accepted a bronze medal.

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Ebrar Karakurt’s Pink Buzzcut

On the volleyball field, Karakurt — of team Turkey — made quite a statement with her flamingo pink mohawk.

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Meryem Boz’s Blue Pony

Boz, also on the Turkish volleyball team, sported a royal blue pony as she competed.

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Tynita Butts-Townsend’s Pink Locs

Pink was a popular hair shade at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Another example? Butts-Townsend, of team USA, whose bright locs added more color to the women’s high jump competition.

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Azenaide Carlos’ Green Braids

On the handball court, Angolan athlete Carlos sported bright green braids with her red uniform, which she wore pulled back into a high pony.

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Shaunae Miller-Uibo’s Hot Pink Strands

Bahamian sprinter Miller-Uibo rocked plenty of colorful ‘dos in Tokyo, including this My Little Pony pink, an aquamarine blue, neon orange, and a vibrant green.

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Miho Nonaka’s Fiery Orange Pony

Nonaka, an Olympic climber from Japan, made a splash as she scaled the wall with her vivid orange strands.

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Megan Rapinoe’s Lavender Pixie

You can’t talk about colorful hair at the 2021 Olympics without mentioning USA soccer player Rapinoe’s pastel purple strands. She sported the gorgeous shade as she competed — and won a bronze medal.

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Amya Clarke’s Magenta Strands

Another shade of pink on display in Tokyo? Runner Clarke of Saint Kitts and Nevis, who wore a dark but still flashy magenta on the track.

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Gabriela Debues-Stafford’s Rainbow Moment

Of course, you can’t forget Canadian runner Debues-Stafford’s multicolored pixie. The Olympian’s rainbow-dyed hair stood out as she completed the 1500-meter race.