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US runner Jesse Owens racing the 200 meters

During the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, US runner Jesse Owens begins the 200-meter race in which he established a new Olympic record of 20.7 seconds. Berlin, Germany, August 2, 1936.


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US runner Jesse Owens begins the 200-meter race in which he established a new Olympic record of 20.7 seconds. [LCID: 73517a]

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