Families around the world cheering for Olympians

Families celebrate their loved ones winning Olympic medals

Location: Maidenhead, England

Date: July 27, 2021

Cheering and applause broke out at 3 a.m. local time

as British swimmer Tom Dean won the men's 200m freestyle gold

Location: Amman, Jordan

Date: July 26, 2021

Rula al Samman watched her son win a silver medal in taekwondo

Saleh Elsharabaty's Olympic medal is only the second for his country

(SOUNDBITE) (Arabic) MOTHER OF ELSHARABATY, RULA AL SAMMAN, SAYING: "I am ecstatic! I am so proud of him. He did his best and worked hard. His hard work paid off."

Location: Imphal, India

Date: July 24, 2021

Family and neighbors of weightlifter Mirabai Chanu burst into celebrations

as they watched her win the silver medal in the women's 49kg category

(SOUNDBITE) (Hindi) BROTHER OF INDIAN WEIGHTLIFTER, MIRABAI CHANU, BINOD MEETEI, SAYING:"Everyone is happy. This is a result of her hard work. She has won silver medal. She's my sister, I am very happy."

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