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Qatar Olympic win: Nike's Mutaz Barshim takes high jump silver medal

Qatar Olympic win: Nike's Mutaz Barshim takes high jump silver medal

First ever second place finish

Text: Faizal Dahlawia


Image: Nike

After bronze in London, Qatar's high jump king went one better with a second place finish in Rio...

Qatari high jumper and Nike ambassador Mutaz Barshim, has just won the silver medal at the men's high jump event at the Rio Olympics. The 2.36m jump not only signified a personal improvement for Barshim who managed bronze in the London Games four years ago but also Qatar's first ever second place Olympic finish.

Then, discover Barshim's Olympic-style workout, which launched on Nike's training app this week. The workout is now available for download on both iOS and Android devices

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