Barshim prepares for Qatar homecoming

Qatar's first international athletics gold medalist hopes to thrill his home crowd but is struggling to find sponsors.

    The new outdoor IAAF athletics season officially gets underway in Doha on Friday..

    The Diamond League meet will be a homecoming for Mutaz Essa Barshim, Qatar's first international athletics gold medalist.

    But despite his achievements in the field, the high-jumper' coach says Barshim is still struggling to find sponsors.

    Richard Parr reports

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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