If American gymnast Jordyn Wieber is any indicator, then Eurovision really has gone global.

Wieber, the 2011 U.S. all-around champion, has chosen Ruslana’s winning 2004 Eurovision song “Wild Dances” for her floor routine. Wiwi made the discovery yesterday while watching the team finals of the World Gymnastics Championships in Tokyo. You can compare their performances below! Jordyn’s leotard is tight, but Ruslana’s may be even tighter ; )

Jordyn at the 2011 U.S. Championships:

Ukraine’s Ruslana performing “Wild Dances” at Eurovision 2004:

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Alec
Alec
8 years ago

I don’t think Ruslana won at Eurovision 2044.  You would want to check your captions there Wiwi.

Nirgal
8 years ago

But for us the ones who DO notice, it’s a really nice detail. 😀

sally
sally
8 years ago

and how many people will notice or care? I’d say 4 worldwide. Tops.