Unusual! Tamberi and Barshim tie and decide to share the gold medal

WITH A GREAT SPORTS GESTURE, TAMBERI AND BARSHIM DECIDED TO CO-SHARE THE OLYMPIC GOLD



Barshim and Tambori celebrating their triumph - AFP


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Barshim and Tambori celebrating their triumph – AFP

Great stories are always written at the Olympics, and Tokyo 2020 was no exception. The test of male high jumpHe gave us a curious fact that shows the great sporting gesture among athletes; the Italian Gianmarco Tamberi and the qatari Mutaz Essa Barshim, made their jump with a mark of 2.37 meters.

For the next jump of 2.39, both athletes had three chances each, but, they failed to exceed the mark, so the competition authorities and according to regulation, they informed the jumpers that they had the opportunity to define the outcome.

Barshim asked if the two of them could have the oro, to which the official said yes. tamberi exploded with joy when he heard the answer and embraced with great enthusiasm Mutaz. This good sporting attitude made the two athletes share the Olympic gold.

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