Qatar’s Barshim, Italy’s Tamberi share Olympic high jump gold

Rare shared gold came as Qatar’s Mutaz Barshim  and Italy’s Gianmarco Tamberi tied  on 2.37-metre clearances in Tokyo. Qatar’s Mutaz Barshim and Italy’s Gianmarco Tamberi have put the nightmare of serious injuries behind them to share a rare Olympic athletics gold in the high jump. Barshim – giving Qatar its first Olympic track and field title – and Tamberi recorded a best clearance of 2.37 metres on Sunday. Maksim Nedasekau of Belarus also cleared that… Continue reading Qatar’s Barshim, Italy’s Tamberi share Olympic high jump gold

Olympic highjumper and Richard Mille brand ambassador Mutaz Essa Barshim on the importance of timing

Ultra-luxe watchmaker Richard Mille combines artistry, technology, a nod to architecture, Kitty Harris speaks to their latest partner, Qatari Silver Olympic Highjump Medalist Mutaz Essa Barshim about time and the new RM67-02 Automatic watch. The RM67-02 LUX: You hold the Qatari national record and Asian record for the best mark of 2.43m. How old were you when you started high jumping?Mutaz Essa Barshim: I was around 10-11 years old when I started. I began in track and field because my father used to… Continue reading Olympic highjumper and Richard Mille brand ambassador Mutaz Essa Barshim on the importance of timing

The Richard Mille RM 67-02 Automatic High Jump Mutaz Barshim

“It takes all sorts to make the world”. Popular sayings are often hiding the truth, and I love to discover how they apply to a specific sector, like watchmaking. The market is full of every kind of timepieces, either they’re boasting simple and affordable mechanical movements or high-end complications coupled with the most precious materials, but there’s no doubt that only one brand has, since its foundation, proposed something never seen before and utterly different, has explored… Continue reading The Richard Mille RM 67-02 Automatic High Jump Mutaz Barshim

Mutaz Essa Barshim – Richard Mille

The 28 year old Qatar high jump star Mutaz Essa Barshim, who holds the Asian and national record with a 2.43 m mark, is sporting a Richard Mille RM 67-02 Automatic High Jump – made especially for him by the Swiss watch brand. The timepiece weighs only 32g, including the strap, which makes it among the lightest self-winding Richard Mille watches. Price tag: around $150,000 dollars Source: https://superwatchman.com/mutaz-essa-barshim-richard-mille/

Athlete Mutaz Essa Barshim Feels Confident with Richard Mille Timepiece

Gold medal-winning high jumper Mutaz Essa Barshim, who helped design Richard Mille’s RM 67-02 High Jump, tells Ajeng G. Anindita why wearing his favourite timepiece makes gives him feel more powerful and confident It’s not every day you get the chance to meet one of the world’s greatest high jumpers. Watching athletes competing in a stadium is one thing, but often you can only see tiny dots in the field, running and jumping.When Prestige met… Continue reading Athlete Mutaz Essa Barshim Feels Confident with Richard Mille Timepiece

Mutaz Essa Barshim – The crown prince of the high jump

Mutaz means proud in Arabic. And Qatar has every reason to be proud of its native son, Mutaz Essa Barshim, who is now acknowledged to be one of today’s greatest athletes, the crown prince of the high jump. Mutaz returned from the London games in 2012 with a bronze medal around his neck. Olympic achievement has always been the dream of this slender young man, who enjoys nothing better than flirting with bars placed 2.40… Continue reading Mutaz Essa Barshim – The crown prince of the high jump

Red Bull celebrates high jump world champion Mutaz Barshim

Red Bull celebrated high-jump world champion Mutaz Barshim and his wonderous achievements at a reception held on October 13 at Japanese restaurant MEGU in The Pearl-Qatar. Mutaz’s fellow athletes and friends, key media representatives and some of Qatar’s most significant opinion leaders attended the reception.  The Red Bull Track & Field athlete took his career to new heights at the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships on October 4th at the Khalifa International Stadium. Barshim cleared… Continue reading Red Bull celebrates high jump world champion Mutaz Barshim

Mutaz Barshim – Jump for Gold

Mutaz Barshim is a Qatari High Jump Athlete currently taking the world by storm. At the age of 28 in 2019, Mutaz won the IAAF World Athletics Championship in his hometown Doha, setting the record to be the first high jumper to win the World Champion Title two times in a row. Chapter 1: Mountain Training in Poland Mutaz Barshim takes us to the kickoff of his journey towards a big milestone in his career… Continue reading Mutaz Barshim – Jump for Gold

Mutaz Barshim Aims for Historic Heights

Standing 188 centimeters high, 25-year-old Qatari high jumper Mutaz Essa Barshim can clear a bar 1.3 times his own height. But in order to topple the sport’s 23-year-old world record held by Cuba’s Javier Sotomayor, Barshim needs to add two centimeters to the seminal 2.43-meter jump he completed at a 2014 meet in Brussels.  Recalling the moment, Barshim beams. “It was just crazy. When the other guy jumped 2.40 meters, everyone thought it was over for me.… Continue reading Mutaz Barshim Aims for Historic Heights

Tokyo 2020: Olympic gold shared by high jumpers Mutaz Essa Barshim and Gianmarco Tamberi

There were tears, crazy celebrations and Italian dancing as high-jumping history was made inside Tokyo’s Olympic stadium on Sunday. Qatar’s Mutaz Essa Barshim added Olympic gold to his list of accolades in the men’s high jump – and persuaded organisers to let him share it with friend and rival Italy’s Gianmarco Tamberi.Share This is a modal window. Unsupported location The video you are trying to watch cannot be viewed from your current country or locationQatar’s… Continue reading Tokyo 2020: Olympic gold shared by high jumpers Mutaz Essa Barshim and Gianmarco Tamberi

The 14 Moments That Swept Us Away At The Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO — They were called the “COVID Olympics.” The “pandemic Olympics.” The “anger Olympics.” Many Japanese people were upset to host such a huge and risky event in the middle of the pandemic, and many outside observers were surprised it happened at all. But as the Tokyo Games close out inside these quiet and largely fan-less venues, records were set, history was made, and heartwarming moments of underdogs prevailing were streamed onto smartphones and beamed… Continue reading The 14 Moments That Swept Us Away At The Tokyo Olympics

Gianmarco Tamberi and Mutaz Essa Barshim share Olympic gold in emotional high jump final

(CNN)They both cleared the highest bar, but when it came to deciding a winner, two Olympic high jumpers opted not to take it to a tie-breaker.Instead, they asked to share the gold medal — prompting cheers beyond their home countries of Qatar and Italy.During the long competition, 30-year-old Mutaz Essa Barshim from Qatar and Italy’s Gianmarco Tamberi, 29, executed the first six jumps up to 2.37 meters (7 feet 8 inches). Both then attempted to match the… Continue reading Gianmarco Tamberi and Mutaz Essa Barshim share Olympic gold in emotional high jump final

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

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… Continue reading Qatar Olympic win: Nike’s Mutaz Barshim takes high jump silver medal

Bringing home Gold

Eighteen-year-old Hafnaoui stunned the world by winning the gold medal in the 400m freestyle. Photographed in Tunisia by Bachire Tayachi, Hafnaoui opens up about his journey and his pride in being an Arab athlete. “This is my identity,” he shares. “I want to have more achievements for my country and the whole Arab world.” Qatari high jumper Barshim, who was shot in Paris by Matthieu Delbreuve, had reached heights he never before thought possible by… Continue reading Bringing home Gold

Mutaz Essa Barshim on Monopoly, vinyl and channelling Jackie Chan

Please use the sharing tools found via the share button at the top or side of articles. Copying articles to share with others is a breach of FT.comT&Cs and Copyright Policy. Email licensing@ft.com to buy additional rights. Subscribers may share up to 10 or 20 articles per month using the gift article service. More information can be found here.https://www.ft.com/content/e9e6d2b5-70c1-487b-b802-4bcd4cb26f58 My personal style signifier is my RM 67-02 Automatic Mutaz Barshim watch. It has my country’s colours on… Continue reading Mutaz Essa Barshim on Monopoly, vinyl and channelling Jackie Chan

The High Jump Was the Olympics at Their Best—and Most Stylish

One of the most delightful displays of showmanship—and sportsmanship—in the Tokyo Olympics so far took place on Sunday, during the men’s high jump. Mutaz Essa Barshim of Qatar and Gianmarco Tamberi of Italy matched each other leap-for-leap all evening, until they both failed to clear 7 feet 10 inches after three tries. Their options were to enter a sudden-death jump-off—or to share the gold medal. After Barshim, wearing a cap featuring his personal logo, iconically… Continue reading The High Jump Was the Olympics at Their Best—and Most Stylish

Esquire Middle East Man At His Best Awards 2016

A look back at the biggest party of the year The sixth Esquire Man At His Best Awards will go down in the books as one of the best ones yet. Taking place in Dubai on November 30, 2016, the annual event celebrates the outstanding achievements of men (and a few women) across the Middle East over the past year. Hosted in spectacular fashion at the JW Marriott Marquis, a uniformly glamorous array of guests were welcomed to… Continue reading Esquire Middle East Man At His Best Awards 2016

What gravity?

Qatari high-jumper Mutaz Barshim has racked up some incredible achievements in his short career. He is the national record and Asian record holder; he won the Asian Indoor and World Junior champion in 2010, and he won gold medals at the 2011 Asian Athletics Championships and 2011 Military World Games.If that list isn’t already impressive enough, we haven’t even mentioned that he won a silver medal at last summer’s Olympic Games in Rio and a… Continue reading What gravity?

30 under 30- 2021

Mutaz Barshim Age: 29 Occupation: High jumper Nationality: Qatari Residence: Qatar Category: Sport Barshim is a Qatari high jump world champion and holder of the Asian world record. He registered the second-highest jump in history at 2.43m. Barshim won the bronze medal at the London 2012 Olympics, the silver medal at the Rio 2016 Olympics, and the gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. He also won the London World Championship in 2017 and the… Continue reading 30 under 30- 2021