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Jesse Owens and Other Athletes in 1936 Olympics

February 19th, 2017 Comments off

Jesse Owens

The Legendary Jesse Owens – 1936 Olympics 100m final

July 30th, 2011 Comments off

Jesse Owens is a famous and legendary track and field sprinter who won four gold medals in the 1936 Olympics. Jesse Owens won gold medals in the 100 meters, the 200 meters, the long jump, and as part of the 4×100 meter relay team. During a period of extreme racism, Jesse Owens not achieved victory but was the most successful athlete at the 1936 Olympic Games.

Check out this video of Jesse Owens winning the men’s 100m gold medal at the 1936 World Olympic games in Berlin: