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Jesse Owens

Awards And Accomplishments

1928 Gold Medals, 100-yard dash and 200-yard dash, National Interscholastic Championship
1935 Gold Medals, 100-yard dash, 220-yard dash, broad jump, 220-yard hurdles, 200-meter dash, and 200-meter low hurdles
1936 Olympic Gold Medals, 100-meter dash, long jump, 200-meter dash, and 400-meter relay
1936 Associated Press Athlete of the Year
1974 Induction into the U.S.A. Track and Field Hall of Fame
1976 Presidential Medal of Freedom
1983 Induction into the U.S. Olympic Committee Hall of Fame

Additional topics

Famous Sports StarsTrack and FieldJesse Owens - Part Of The Great Migration, Athletic Success As A Teenager, Chronology, Related Biography: Coach Charles Riley