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Ow·ens(ō′ĭnz), James Cleveland Known as "Jesse." 1913-1980.
American track star. He won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin. Owens, an African American, thwarted Hitler's desire to use the games as evidence of Aryan superiority.
(Biography) Jesse, real name John Cleveland Owens. 1913–80, US Black athlete: won four gold medals at the Berlin Olympics (1936)