BERLIN - 1936 : Jesse Owens of the USA in action in the mens at the 1936 Summer Olympic Games held in Berlin, Germany. Owens won a total of four gold medals in the Olympics, winning the mens final, final and the long jump competiton as we
A short biography of Jesse Owens who set records in high school and at Ohio State and went on to win four gold medals at the Olympic Games in Berlin in the face of Adolf Hitler.Read more about Jesse Owens.
Jesse Owens was an Olympic track-and-field athlete. He won four gold medals at the Berlin Olympics in He was nicknamed the "Buckeye Bullet" and set a long jump record that stood undefeated for 25 years.
MORE than just a man who won four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Jesse Owens will forever be remembered as the black athlete who interrupted what Adolf Hitler had intended to be a show of Aryan sporting strength.
Jesse Owens, a record-breaking Olympic sprinter and the best athlete of his time, spent much of his life struggling with issues of race. Unlike other athletes of his era, Owens' day-to-day life was defined—and restricted—by his color.
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