Russian synchronized swimming’s tribute to the King of Pop

During Sunday’s technical duets in the synchronized swimming, the Russian pair of Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina had the best costumes of the day. At first peek, it looks like their bathing suits are just regular black and silver shapes. Perhaps that’s a hat?



And then you see it.


My goodness, that’s Michael Jackson. The Russian pair did their routine to a mix of the King of Pop’s songs, so the costumes are perfect. He brought them luck, too. They won the technical round with a score of 98.200. They will have another qualification round on Monday before Tuesday’s duet final.

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