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Jesse Owens' four golds medals Adolf Hitler wanted to use the 1936 Olympics in Berlin to showcase Nazi Germany and prove the racial inferiority of African-Americans among ethnic groups. Instead, American track and field star Jesse Owens stole the show, winning four gold medals on Hitler's home turf.
Ancient Olympics ~ Karen's Whimsy
Ancient Greek Olympics. Historical records indicate that they began in 776 BC. They did the events for the gods. A religious festive also as a athletic festival. Could not participate unless you were young 13-18. All members had to swear to a statue of Zeus that they will train for 10 months prior.