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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 War War 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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