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On this day: Jesse Owens wins his 4th gold medal at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Jesse Owens 1936

Jesse Owens 1936

On this day: Jesse Owens wins his 4th gold medal at the 1936 Summer Olympics ( August 9th 1936)

Owens had already broken two world records at the 1936 Summer Olympics, taking gold in the 200-meters and in the long jump. His first buy glucophage online gold medal of the Games came from equalling the world record in the 100-meter race.

The US team winning the 4×100-meter relay would not only earn him his 4th medal of the tournament but also set a record that held for 20 years.

 

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