Jesse Owens was the most successful athlete at the 1936 Summer Olympics. A victory more poignant and often noted because Adolf Hitler had intended the 1936 games to showcase his Aryan ideals and prowess.
Jesse Owens AKA "Buckeye Bullet". World-famous Athlete & Olympic Champion who is especially known for his win in the 1936 Olympic Games. Set world records in sprinting, hurdles, and jump. Won 42 collegiate athletic events in one year, captured 4 gold medals in the Olympics, and set several world records