Mutaz Essa Barshim

Country: Qatar

Born: 24.06.1991

Mutaz Essa Barshim is one of the world’s greatest high jumpers. With his personal best at 2.43 metres he has jumped second highest in the world of all time. During the summer of 2014 he made some attempts at the world record height 2.46 metres and even though he didn’t clear it then, everyone could see the height is there if he just gets the timing right.


1 x Olympic Games Bronze medallist

1 x World Championships Silver medallist

1 x World indoor Championships Gold medallist

1 x Asian Championships Gold medallist

Personal Bests

High Jump – 2.43 m