Jesse Owens

Fastest Man In The World

Facts About Jesse Owens

Jesse Owens won 4 medals in the Olympics. He was the fastest man in the world. He was born in 1931 and died in 1980. His nick name was Buckeye Bullet. He was a son of sharecroppers. He had six brothers and sisters. He died of lung cancer in Tucson, Arizona.

His Years In The Olympics

He only attended the Olympics one time and won 4 golden medals. He won 1st place 4 times. Jesse Owens became a legend for his achievements.