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TOKYO 2020 NEWS – MUTAZ BARSHIM AND GIANMARCO TAMBERI MAKE SHOCK DECISION TO SHARE HIGH JUMP GOLD

Mutaz Essa Barshim and Gianmarco Tamberi decided to share the gold medal in the men’s high jump on Sunday.The pair of them were given the chance to decide a single winner in a jump-off, or to share the gold. They decided to both take a gold medal rather than risk coming away with silver.Neither of them had been able to land a jump of 2.39m, but were faultless at 2.37m.