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MARCH 31: Gold Medalist Jesse Owens Passed Away
By Betti Halsell, Contributing Writer
Published March 31, 2021

 

Jesse Owens (Wikipedia Photo)

James Cleveland “Jesse” Owens was an athlete, he is best remembered for his victories at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. He won gold medals in the long jump, 100 and 200- meter dashes, and the 4×100-meter relay.  Owens died in Tucson, AZ, on March 31, 1980.

 

 

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