Qatari Olympic athlete Mutaz Barshim, 30, won the second gold medal for the State of Qatar at the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games, after outperforming his competitors with the longest jump of 2.37 metres.
Moataz Barshim, the second medal
The Qatari Barshim, a graduate of the Aspire Academy for Sports Excellence in the Qatari capital, Doha, won the second highest jump in the history of the high jump with a special number of 2.43 meters, just two centimeters ahead of Cuban Javier Soto Mayor, the world record holder for nearly 28 years.
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Mutaz Barshim, the world champion in athletics, the bronze medalist in the London 2012 Olympics and the silver medalist in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics in Brazil, scored during his participation in the Olympic Games.
Moataz Barshim and his career
Qatari Mutaz Barshim, an athlete born in Doha and a graduate of the Aspire Academy for Sports Excellence, has achieved many titles and medals in the long jump worldwide.
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Qatari Mutaz Barshim won the gold medal in the high jump competition at the World Athletics Championships hosted in Doha in 2019, after his success in a 2.37-meter jump in the final of the competition held at Khalifa International Stadium.
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Qatari Moataz Barshim was chosen as the best Arab, Asian and international athlete in 2017, as well as the world champion in London in the same year.
As well as the world indoor champion in Sopot 2014, a silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics, and a bronze medal at the London Championships in 2012.
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He won the gold in the 2011 Asian Cup, the bronze in the 2015 Wuhan Asian Championships, the gold in the 2010 Asian Indoor Championships in Tehran, the gold in the 2012 Asian Indoor Championships in Hangzhou and other titles during his sports career.
Qatari weightlifter Fares Hassouna, 23, won the first gold medal for the State of Qatar at the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games, after winning the men’s 96-kg weightlifting competition.
The Tokyo Olympics, which started on the 23rd of last July, will continue until the 8th of August.
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