Two Olympic athletes who are long time friends and rivals decided to share their gold medal as both men failed the tie breaker. Mutaz Essa Barshim of Qatar and Gianmarco Tamberi of Italy chose to share the gold medal in the high jump competition. Here is what happened.
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Italy’s Gianmarco Tamberi and Qatar’s Mutaz Essa Barshim decided to share the gold medal in the men’s high jump in the Tokyo Olympic Games in an unprecedented move that prompted cheers around the world for their sportsmanship. CNN’s Patrick Snell reports.