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Jesse Owens long jumps at the 1936 Berlin Olympics

American athlete Jesse Owens long-jumps at the Berlin Olympics of 1936. Owens was spectacular at those Olympic Games, winning gold medals in this long jump competition and also in the 100-meter dash, the 200-meter dash, and the 4x100-meter relay.

The photographer for this image is unknown. It's from the Deutsches Bundesarchiv (German Federal Archive), Bild 183-R96374. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Germany license.

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