Jesse Owens

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Discover the life of Jesse Owens, the track and field star.

As a student in a Cleveland high school, Owens won three events at the 1933 National Interscholastic Championships in Chicago. Owens’s performance at the 1936 Berlin Olympics has become legend, both for his brilliant gold-medal efforts in the 100-metre run (10.3 sec, an Olympic record), the 200-metre run (20.7 sec, a world record), the long jump (8.06 metres [26.4 feet]), and the 4 × 100-metre relay (39.8 sec) and for events away from the track.

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