Sheikh Joaan lauds Barshim historic achievement at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

September 24,2021

Sheikh Joaan lauds Barshim historic achievement at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Tokyo :H.E. Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani, the president of Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) congratulated HH the Amir, HH the Father Amir and the Qatari people on the historic achievement  of our superstar, Mutaz Essa Barshim who won the gold medal in the Men’s high jump at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on Sunday.

By this Sunday’s  glorious victory , Qatar has secured its  second historic Olympic gold medal,  one day after weightlifter Fares Ibrahim brought the country’s first ever Olympic gold in Men’s 96kg   on Saturday.

H.E. Sheikh Joaan applauded the significant support of  the HH the Amir to the Qatar’s sport movement, which remains a motivating factor behind this unique success of Qatari athletes.

H.E. QOC president also congratulated the country’s superstar Mutaz Barshim and  appreciated his persevere and hard work, which together paid off a mazing gold medal in Tokyo 2020 Olympics to be added to his previous bronze medal in London 2012 Olympics and Rio  2016 Olympics.

H.E. QOC President said this achievement has further showcased the talent of the Qatari superstar and his upper hand in the high jump at the world level.

H.E. Sheikh Joaan appreciated the Qatar athletics federation’s effort in boosting the country’s athletics movement to a new standard of success at the different international arenas.  The QOC President also lauded the role of Aspire Academy in building and developing the talent of Mutaz Barshim since his early years.

“Qatar’s ninth participation in the Olympics was outstanding and impressive by all standards of success, in which athletes left no stone unturned to honor our sport movement perfectly at this bigger sport event” said QOC President.