"Jesse Owens Wins Gold In Nazi Germany": The 1936 Berlin Olympic Games were marked by Hitler's desire to showcase Aryan supremacy and American Jesse Owens' refusal to play along. Owens won four gold medals at the games including the long jump.
Bob Beamon long jumps 2 inches to shatter the world record by more than two feet at the 1968 Olympics. When re realized how far he jumped, he fell to the ground in shock. His world record held for 23 years and he STILL holds the Olympic record in