WATCH: Olympic High Jumpers Award Each Other Joint Olympic Gold Medals in Amazing Display of Unity, Sportsmanship

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Olympic high jumpers Mutaz Essa Barshim of Qatar and Gianmarco Tamberi of Italy finished their event with a tie. In a video that has been watched hundreds of thousands of times on platforms around the world, the two can be seen deciding together not to go for a jump-off, but instead to share their Olympic Gold moment.

“The Olympic ideals of unity, sportsmanship on full display,” said CNN’s Coy Wire reporting
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