Olympian Track and Field Athlete
Starting at the 1936 Olympics.
Jumping High in the Sky
Jesse doing long jump in the 1936 Olympics in Berlin.
Winning the Gold
Jesse standing on the podium at the Olympics, receiving his gold medal.
Jesse Owens Wins 100m Olympic Gold in front of Hitler at 1936 Olympics
6 INTERESTING FACTS
- He won 4 gold medals in the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
- His real name is James Cleveland Owens.
- His events included sprints and long jump.
- He was the most successful athlete at the 1936 Summer Olympics.
- His Olympic dorm was turned into a living museum.
- When Jesse beat the German sprinters it was an embarrassment to Hitler.