Jesse Owens Bio, Photos and Updates
Bio: James Cleveland Jesse Owens was an American track and field athlete who specialized in the sprints and the long jump. He participated in the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin Germany where he achieved international fame by winning four gold medals one each in the 100 meters the 200 meters the long jump and as part of the 4x100 meter relay team.
Born: September 12, 1913 in Alabama, USA
Died: March 31, 1980 in Tucson, Arizona, United States
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