Barshim wins Olympic gold for Qatar Aug 02, 2021 0 490 12345 Qatar’s Mutaz Barshim won the gold medal in the high jump competitions at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Barshim shared the gold medal with Italian Gianmarco Tamberi, after they managed to cross the height of 2.37 metres in the first attempt and each failed in the three attempts to cross the height of 2.39 metres. After a short talk with the referee, Barshim and Tampere agreed not to play a playoff to share the gold. Barshim had previously won the silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics, and also won first place at the World Athletics Championships “Doha 2019” when he recorded a jump of 2.37 metres. RELATED ARTICLES Qatar sends food aid for Lebanese army Aug 02, 2021 0 1835 Lekhwiya team heads to Turkey Aug 02, 2021 0 358 Prime Minister inspects electoral headquarters Aug 02, 2021 0 439 New virus variants more contagious, so get vaccinated: Dr Al Khal Tribune News Network Doha THE new variants of the coronavirus are more contagious and more serious, so it is more important than ever to get vaccinated, Dr Abdullatif Al Khal, Chair of the National Health Strategic Group .. QU ranks second in THE Arab University Rankings Qatar University (QU) has ranked second in the Times Higher Education (THE) Arab University Rankings — 2021 edition. The Arab University Rankings is a new region-specific ranking, inaugurated this year, which enables ..