Olympians celebrate success with families

Being an Olympian is no easy task. The road to Rio is filled with blood, sweat, and tears. But it all pays off when these athletes fulfill their Olympic dreams and they get to share their victories with their families. Check out these touching photos of Olympic athletes celebrating with their loved ones.

1. Michael Phelps | USA | Swimming

Michael Phelps | USA | Swimming Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images

Gold medalist Michael Phelps of the United States celebrates with his mother Deborah Phelps, fiancee Nicole Johnson and son Boomer during the medal ceremony for the Men’s 200m Butterfly Final on Day 4 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 9, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

United States’ Michael Phelps celebrates winning his gold medal in the men’s 200-meter butterfly with his mother Debbie, fiance Nicole Johnson and baby Boomer during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

3. Nicole Beck | Australia | Rugby

Nicole Beck | Australia | Rugby Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images

Nicole Beck of Australia kisses her Gold medal with her daughter Sophie Beck after the medal ceremony for the Women’s Rugby Sevens on Day 3 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Deodoro Stadium on August 8, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

4. Diogo Kent Hubner | Brazil | Handball

Diogo Kent Hubner | Brazil | Handball Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images

Diogo Kent Hubner of Brazil kisses his daughter Clara during the Mens Preliminary Group B match between Poland and Brazil at the Future Arena on Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Future Arena on August 7, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

5. Yarden Gerbi | Israel | Judo

Yarden Gerbi | Israel | Judo Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images

Yarden Gerbi of Israel celebrates victory over Miku Tashiro of Japan with friends and family following the Women’s -63kg bronze medal a bout on Day 4 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Carioca Arena 2 on August 9, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

6. Olga Kharlan | Ukraine| Fencing

Olga Kharlan | Ukraine| Fencing Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images

Olga Kharlan of Ukraine embraces friends and family after winning the bronze medal following her bout against Manon Brunet of France during the Women’s Individual Sabre Bronze Medal Bout on Day 3 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 3 on August 8, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

7. Canada | Rugby

Canada | Rugby Lucas Oleniuk/Toronto Star via Getty Images

Canadian Olympic rugby captain embraces her father Steve in the stands after winning a bronze medal at Deodoro Stadium on August 7, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

8. Charity Williams | Canada | Rugby

Charity Williams | Canada | Rugby Lucas Oleniuk/Toronto Star via Getty Images

Canadian rugby player Charity Williams hugs her mother Mary Ann Scott after winning a bronze medal. The Canadian sevens rugby team celebrates their win over Great Britain for the first ever bronze medal in women’s rugby at Deodoro Stadium on August 7, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

9. Olga Kharlan | Ukraine| Fencing

Olga Kharlan | Ukraine| Fencing Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images

Olga Kharlan of Ukraine embraces friends and family after winning the bronze medal following her bout against Manon Brunet of France during the Women’s Individual Sabre Bronze Medal Bout on Day 3 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 3 on August 8, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

10. Bronte and Cate Campbell | Australia | Swimming

Bronte and Cate Campbell | Australia | Swimming Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images

Bronte Campbell, top, Australia, kisses her sister Cate Campbell, after the Australian team won the Women’s 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay Final in world record time during the swimming competition at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

11. France | Handball

France | Handball Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

Team players of France celebrate their win with family members after the women’s preliminaries Group B handball match Netherlands vs France on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Future Arena on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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