Historical Olympic Highlights

Jessie Owens

Jessie Owens
Jesse Owens of the USA (right) during the preliminary heat of the 100 meters event at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. Owens went on to win the gold medal in this event, which was particularly noteworthy because he defeated all the athletes of Nazi Germany.

IOC Olympic Museum /Allsport
Aug 5th 2008 10:28AM

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  • Salt Lake City Games

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