The earthquake struck the region just after 3:30 a.m. local time, causing extensive damage to three cities near the epicenter. Children were among the dead.
Now that Phelps is retired and Ledecky has become the new face of American swimming, the two recreated the old photo, this time with the roles reversed.
Nineteen-year-old Lilly King took the gold medal in the women's 100-meter breaststroke with a time of 1:04.93, another new Olympic record.
The Zimbabwean swimming queen found the going tough against a new generation of young swimmers after she finished 11th out of 16 contestants.
The photo has gone somewhat viral on the Internet and is being roundly praised for embracing the Olympic goals of building peace and understanding.
The International Paralympic Committee strongly condemned Moscow's doping program, including at the 2014 Paralympics in Sochi, Russia, and issued a blanket ban on Russian athletes hoping to enter the September 7-18 competition, also in Rio.
A statement said the attack was meant to warn Afghanistan's ethnic Hazaras, who are mostly Shiite, to stop joining the Syrian government in its fight against the terror group.
"It is impossible to say exactly how far we are, but one thing we can say is that over the last seven years we have made important strides in the direction of getting a vaccine."
Among the top military officers detained was the commander of the Third Army Corps, General Erdal Ozturk, based in Istanbul, who would face charges of treason.
Ten children are believed to be among those killed while celebrating the holiday on a pedestrian strip along the French Riviera.
Suicide bombers detonated explosives late Tuesday at Istanbul's international airport, killing at least 28 people and wounding 60 others,