Mutaz Essa Barshim, photo by PhotoRun.net
On February 18, 2015, Mutaz had one of those wonderful performances. On his first attempt Barshim cleared 2.37 meters and set a new Irish All-Comers records. His next height, 2.41 meters, Mutaz also cleared on his first attempt, with room to spare, and Mutaz Essa Barshim had set a new Asian and Qatari record and became the highest jumper of 2014.
Mutaz Essa Barshim is our RBR Global Male Athlete of the Month for February 2014.
Special thanks to the Shoe Addicts on their video celebrating Barshim's fantastic February!