OLY 1936 JESSE OWENS-LUZ LONG
US champion Jesse Owens (R) and German champion Luz Long (L) chat together on the Berlin stadium 01 August 1936 during the Olympic Games where Owens captured 4 gold medals, 100m, 200m, 4x100m and long jump. Luz, second of Owens, captured the long jump silver. Grandson of a slave and legendary athlete, “Jesse” Owens established 6 world records in 1935. “Jesse” Owens retained his 100m world record for 20 years and his long jump world record for 25 years (until 1960).