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Qatar’s Barshim, Italy’s Tamberi share high jump gold
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Qatar’s Barshim, Italy’s Tamberi share high jump gold

Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim added a coveted Olympic gold to his list of accolades in the men's high jump in Tokyo on Sunday, but he had to share the medal with Gianmarco Tamberi of Italy after both men ended with jumps of 2.37 metres Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim added a coveted Olympic gold to his list of accolades in the men's high jump in Tokyo on Sunday, but he had to share the medal with Gianmarco Tamberi of Italy after both men ended with jumps of 2.37 metres. Both Barshim, 30, and the 29-year-old Tamberi did not have a failed attempt till they attempted to clear the 2.39 mark. Also Read: Italy's Jacobs wins first post-Bolt Olympic 100m gold After three failures each at 2.39, they ended up tied and entered a conversation with an Olympic official, who first offered them a ...