11:01 Aug. 21, 2016
Rizatdinova takes bronse in gymnastics, Tymoshchenko earns silver in modern pentathlon
Ukrainian athlete Pavlo Tymoshchenko has won a silver medal in modern pentathlon at Rio Olympics, while gymnast Ganna Rizatdinova has earned bronze in rhythmic gymnastics individual all-around.
Russia's Aleksander Lesun took gold in pentathlon. The bronze was claimed by Mexico's Ismael Hernandez Uscanga
"Before the last event, the competitors were showing very close results. I understood the struggle is going to be difficult, but I manage to get up for it. I am very happy I managed to recover after the injury. I am happy! This feeling is overwhelming," Tymoshchenko was quoted as saying by Ukraine's Olympic Committee.
In rhythmic gymnastics individual all-around, gold and silver have been won by Russia's Margarita Mamun and Yana Kudryavtseva.
Ukraine now has 11 medals: two golden, five silver and four bronze. The country is ranked 28th in the medal table.