IN BEELD Nieuwe trend op de Spelen: nagels in de kleur van het vaderland

Switzerland's Isabelle Forrer gestures to her teammate during the women's beach volleyball qualifying match between Switzerland and Australia at the Beach Volley Arena in Rio de Janeiro on August 8, 2016, for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. / AFP PHOTO / Yasuyoshi Chiba

Wie de Olympische Spelen van nabij gevolgd heeft, is het misschien al opgevallen: steeds meer atletes laten hun nagels lakken in de kleuren van het vaderland.

USA's Serena Williams reacts after losing a point during her women's third round singles tennis match agaisnt Ukraine's Elina Svitolina at the Olympic Tennis Centre of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 9, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Luis Acosta
AFP / L. Acosta
India's Manika Batra's Indian flag design nail polish is pictured as she serves in her women's singles qualification round table tennis match at the Riocentro venue during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 6, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Juan Mabromata
AFP / J. Mabromata
The painted finger nail of Canada's Jamie Lynn Broder is pictured as she holds the ball during the women's beach volleyball qualifying match between Germany and Canada at the Beach Volley Arena in Rio de Janeiro on August 9, 2016, for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. / AFP PHOTO / Leon NEAL
AFP / L. NEAL
Gold medallist USA's Katie Ledecky cries on the podium after she won the Women's 800m Freestyle Final during the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 12, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS
AFP  / G. BOUYS