It's not every day you tie your good friend for gold.
Gianmarco Tamberi of Italy and Mutaz Barshim of Qatar agreed to the tie Sunday at the Tokyo Games in a competition settled not by clearing the top height but through a subtle nod.
Whether a lock for the podium or a fringe competitor, Olympians in all disciplines came to Tokyo coiffed to contend. Olympic hair, in photos:
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Scenes from Sunday's Olympic action in Tokyo:
U.S. sailor Maggie Shea of Wilmette and her teammate Stephanie Roble failed to qualify for the 49er FX skiff class final after an unusual penalty in the qualifying races.
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“He’s in one of those moments as an athlete that you train for, but you don’t always know if you’re going to get there.”
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"Choosing her mental health over a pair of Olympic medals doesn't relegate Biles to being a 'quitter.' It just reaffirms that she's human — extraordinarily at times — but still human."
“I’m at a loss for words right now,” Kevin McDowell said, adding the team event meant more to him than the individual competition.
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