GOLD MEDAL WON ON THIS DAY IN 1936

OLYMPIC 1936 POSTER

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African American track star Jesse Owens participated in the 1936 Summer
Olympics
in Berlin, Germany, where he achieved international fame by
winning four gold medals. The first medal was for the 100m sprint on
August 3rd, defeating Ralph Metcalfe.

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                    James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens (1913-1980)

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