Unformatted text preview: urants would serve them Jesse Owens
In May, 1935 at the National Intercollegiate Meet in Michigan, In May, 1935 at the National Intercollegiate Meet in Michigan, he broke three world records and tied another.
– **the most superlative feat ever accomplished in the history of the sport In July, 1936 Owens and his teammates sailed to Germany.
– Mobbed by autograph seekers Hilter’s snub
Long jump attempts and help from rival
Jewish runners not allowed to run in the US relay
Owens won four gold medals in 1936 Olympic Games International Sports and the Cold
Politics influenced who was allowed to enter the games
Presidents of the IOC had political agendas – Avery Brundage expelled John Carlos and Tommie Smith from Mexico
Battle to protec...
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- Fall '08
- Olympic Games, Summer Olympic Games, International Olympic Committee, Jesse Owens, Avery Brundage