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American Olympic runner Jesse Owens and other Olympic athletes compete in the twelfth heat of the first trial of the 100m dash.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 14523A

American Olympic runner Jesse Owens and other Olympic athletes compete in the twelfth heat of the first trial of the 100m dash.

Owen won the race. He ultimately took first place in the event, finishing the race in 10.2 seconds, a record time; however, the record was disallowed by German officials, who claimed that Owens had had the benefit of a tailwind.

Photographer
Heinrich Hoffmann/Studio of H. Hoffmann
Date
1936 August 03
Variant Locale
Berlin-Buckow
Berlin-Mariendorf
Berlin-Ochstumsand
Berlin-Ploetzensee
Berlin-Reinickendorf
Berlin-Tempelhof
Berlin-Wannsee
Berlin-Schlachtensee
Berlin-Duppel
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration, College Park
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Record last modified: 2018-02-08 00:00:00
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