- known as the ‘Buckeye Bullet’, winning 8 NCAA championships (4 in 1935 and 4 in 1936).
- During an athletics meeting at Ferry Field on May 25th 1935, Jesse Owens set three world records (long jump, hurdles and sprinting) in 45 minutes.
- Jesse Owens was made a US Goodwill Ambassador in 1966.
- Jesse Owens won four gold medals.
- Germany did lead the medals table, but Jesse Owens was the star of the Games.
Jesse Owens, Hitler reaction