Mutaz Barshim, Gianmarco Tamberi, photo by Getty Images for World Athletics
Mutaz Barshim and Gianmarco Tamberi are the co-gold medalists in the Olympic high jump. Their battle in Tokyo was intense, and their decision to share the gold medal and not take the jump-off was profound. One of the most important finishes in the Olympic games, and it let the billions who watched the Olympic games see that there is more to the sport than the color of a medal.
ROME (ITA): Joint Olympic high jump champions Marco Tamberi and Mutaz Barshim will be reunited for the Wanda Rome Diamond League on 9 June. Tamberi won the Diamond League trophy last year while Barshim will be searching for a fourth title. They will meet also before in Doha at the DL opening meet of 2022.