Rio 2016 President Carlos Nuzman steps off the plane in Brasilia with the Olympic flame ©Getty Images

Dilma Rousseff arrives at the ceremony where the flame is lit at the Palácio do Planalto with Carlos Nuzman (right) and Sports Minister Ricardo Leyser ©Getty Images

The Olympic Flame is rekindled by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff ©Getty Images

Two-time Olympic volleyball champion volleyball player Fabiana Claudino becomes the first flamebearer on Brazilian soil ©Getty Images

Fabiana Claudino carries the Torch away from the Palácio do Planalto ©Getty Images

Canoeists paddle the Olympic Torch across Lake Paranoa ©Getty Images

Military policeman Olympic flamebearer Manoel Costa, centre, descends from the Juscelino Kubitschek bridge ©Getty Images

Supporters of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff demonstrate against the ongoing impeachment proceedings during the Torch Relay ©Getty Images

Triathlete Leandro Macedo carries the Olympic flame alongside Lake Paranoa ©Getty Images

Three-time Olympic diver Hugo Parisi carrying the Torch through the streets of Brasilia ©Getty Images