Ukraine’s gymnast Anna Rizatdinova’s performance included Jamala’s song 1944, which brought the singer of Crimean Tatar origin victory at Eurovision 2016. Rizatdinova is now ranked third after the qualification round in rhythmic gymnastics even in 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. The event’s final will take place on August 20, so the Ukrainian will have chance to compete for a medal.
Rizatdinova, born in Crimea, called her concert item ‘Homeland’, remembering the audience of the tragedy of Crimea that now suffers from Russian occupation.
Ukraine is now ranked 26th in the overall medal count.