Jesse Owens became a sporting legend for his achievements at the Berlin Games. Jesse Owens immortalized by his fourth gold medal 25 May As it turned out, the most popular hero of the Games was the African-American sprinter and long jumper Jesse Owens, who won four gold medals in the m. Owens arrived at the new Olympic stadium to a was not equaled until Carl Lewis won gold medals in the.
On Aug. 3, , Jesse Owens won his first gold medal. But that year's Olympic Games had a sinister side, too. An Olympic gold medal won by Jessie Owens (center podium) at the infamous Berlin games is up for auction. The American track star's. Jesse Owens in the men's m at the Summer Olympic He became the first American of any race to win four gold medals in track and.
Jesse Owens at the Berlin Olympics in and the constant presence of the red and black swastika, Owens made Hitler eat his words with four gold medals. One of the four gold medals won by US athletics legend Jesse Owens at the Berlin Olympics was today sold at auction for $ Jesse Owens salutes during the presentation of his gold medal, after In , a street outside Berlin's Olympic Stadium, where Owens shot to. In , the International Olympic Committee awarded the With his four gold medals, Jesse Owens was the star of the Berlin Olympics. Jesse Owens, byname of James Cleveland Owens, (born September for 25 years and who won four gold medals at the Olympic Games in Berlin. Berlin OlympicsOverview of the Berlin Olympic Games.