Jesse Owens

Who was Jesse Owens?


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Jesse Owens was the first African-American to run track in the Olympics. Hitler said that the Germans would win the most medals, so he challenged Jesse and Jesse proved him wrong by winning four gold medals.
A Gold Medal winner and the fastest man on earth. Well who was on earth.

and also was the first african american thank u very much
James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens was an American track and field athlete. He participated in the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany, where he achieved international fame by winning four gold medals: one each in the 100 meters, the 200 meters, the long jump, and as part of the 4x100 meter relay team.


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