The high jump medals ceremony will have a packed podium.
Mutaz Essa Barshim of Qatar, Derek Drouin of Canada and Robert Grabarz of Britain finished in a three-way tie for the bronze medal, rare but not unheard of in the event.
"It doesn't matter," said Barshim, who earned his country's fourth medal ever. "We are all brothers. We are high jumpers, one family. We share the happiness, too."
The last time three high jumpers shared a podium spot at the Olympics was in 1992, when Hollis Conway (United States), Timothy Forsyth (Australia) and Artur Partyka (Poland) all earned bronze medals. It also happened in 1908, when Georges Andre (France), Cornelius Leahy (Britain/Ireland) and Istvan Somodi (Hungary) tied for silver.
Barshim, Drouin and Grabarz will get their medals Wednesday night.
"It's going to be tight for space up there, but it's going to be fun," Grabarz said.
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