Jesse Owens | 1936 berlin olympic games jesse owens the us athlete jesse owens 1913 ...

Jessie Owens Won 4 gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympic meter-long jump and meter relay. Owens set three world records and attended Ohio State University.

Jesse Owens in the 1936 Berlin Olympics

BERLIN - 1936 : Jesse Owens of the USA in action in the mens at the 1936 Summer Olympic Games held in Berlin, Germany. Owens won a total of four gold medals in the Olympics, winning the mens final, final and the long jump competiton as we

Mr. Owens achievement of setting 3 world records and tying another in less than 1 hour at the 1935 Big Ten track meet has been called "the greatest 45 minutes ever in sport"and has never been equaled. At the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany, Owens won international fame with four gold medals: 100 meters, 200 meters, long jump, and 4x100 meter relay.

“Jesse Owens after winning the long jump at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Nazi Germany, at which he won 4 gold medals”

Jesse Owens wins 4 gold medals in the 1936 Olympics. THIS BEST part of this is he won them in Germany when Hitler was in charge. :-)

In Hitler hosted the Summer Olympics in Berlin, intending for them to be a showcase of Aryan supremacy. African-American Jesse Owens shattered that goal when he won four gold medals in track & field.

Jesse Owens    		Jesse Owens........winner of four gold medals in the 1963 Berlin Olympics: 100m sprint, 200m sprint, long jump, and 4x100 meter relay team.

Jesse Owens: winner of four gold medals in the 1963 Berlin Olympics: sprint, sprint, long jump, and meter relay team.

Jesse Owens & Luz Long...Berlin Olympics in 1936, German gold medal favorite Luz Long offered Jesse Owens some advice after he almost failed to qualify in the long jump.  Owens went on to beat him for the gold.  It resulted in a deep friendship, until Luz was killed in WWII.

Jesse Owens and German track star Luz Long at the 1936 Summer Olympics. After Owens' record-breaking victory, Long shocked both their countries by giving him a sportsmanlike embrace.

Google Image Result for http://jbournesblog.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/jesse-owens.jpg

Jesse Owens marched into Hitler's Germany and won four gold medals

Jesse Owens 1936 Berlin Olympic Games final One of his four gold medals at the Games

Jesse Owens wins 4 gold medals at the 1936 Olympic games. He was quoted saying the secret behind his success was “I let my feet spend as little time on the ground as possible. From the air, fast down, and from the ground, fast up

Vintage Birthday: Jesse Owens Olympic Athlete (Won FOUR gold medals during the 1936 Olympics -AKA: “Hitler Olympics”) September 1913

Jesse Owens and Steve Prefontaine September 1, 1973, Charleston, West Virginia, Ohio State University Archives, Jesse Owens Photograph Colle...

Jesse Owens and Steve Prefontaine September Charleston, West Virginia, Ohio State University Archives, Jesse Owens Photograph Colle.

Jesse Owens & the Berlin Olympics – In 1951, Owens returned to Berlin & met Long’s surviving son – the ten-year-old Kai-Heinrich

Jesse Owens & the Berlin Olympics – In 1951, Owens returned to Berlin & met Long’s surviving son – the ten-year-old Kai-Heinrich

"Jesse Owens was the most successful athlete in the 1936 Olympics. At a time when the Nazi authorities in Berlin were propagating Aryan supremacy, Jesse Owens’ superb performance was looked upon as a fitting answer to Adolf Hitler. This image, put into context, speaks volumes of Owens’ timely victories."

Berlin 1936 Olympics - Jesse Owens American Athlete takes home gold in track & field, thus making a mockery of Aryan superiority in Hitler's stadium.

Pinterest
Search