Jesse Owens

An Olympic Track & Field Legend

Jesse Owens Wins 100m Olympic Gold in front of Hitler at 1936 Olympics

Facts about Jesse Owens

  • His nickname was "The Buckeye Bullet".
  • He won 4 Gold medals at the Berlin Olympics in 1936.
  • His farthest jump in long jump was 26 feet 8 inches.
  • The events he did at the Olympics were the 100 meter dash, 200 meter dash, Long jump, and a 400 meter relay.
  • Jesse Owens's long jump record stood for 25 years.
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