- He was the greatest and most famous athlete in track and field history.
- The greatest 45 minutes ever in sport,and has never been equaled.
- Jesse owens won a record eight individual NCCA championship.four each in 1935 and 1936.
- He equaled the world record for the 100 yard dash(9.4 secounds) and set world records in the long jump (26ft 81/4 in or 8.13m, aworld record that would last 25 years)
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