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Next up, Jesse, concerned about his back, took one jump in the long jump competition. Nine minutes after the long jump record, Jesse removed his sweat suit and went to the starting line for the yards. He again won and set a new world record of He is also credited with breaking the meter world record, a shorter distance. The last event of the heroic day for Jesse was at pm, exactly 45 minutes since his first world record. It was the yard low hurdles.
He won by five yards, breaking the second barrier for the first time in history. Again, he also broke the meters low hurdles record. With that, Jesse Owens had broken five world records and tied another in the amazing span of only 45 minutes.
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At the end of the day, so many people wanted to meet their hero and get an autograph, he had to climb out of a bathroom window to leave the locker room. Following a season in which Owens won all 42 events he entered, Jesse competed in the Olympic Games. The Games were in Berlin Germany, and Jesse was faced with both fans shouting racist slurs and fans shouting encouragement as he entered the stadium packed with over ,00 fans for the first time.
He had already faced many other challenges, including more media scrutiny than anyone else at the Games, with newspaper companies trying to find out what he was doing every minute he was in Berlin. More than that, there was tremendous pressure on him to succeed.
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Regular American citizens wanted to see their countryman win, but there was the added pressure of civil rights leaders who were looking for him to stand up to the Nazi government, which said that African-Americans were inferior. On August 3 rd , Jesse ran the first of his four events at the Olympic Games, the meters. He won easily in The next day was the long jump, which featured a battle between Jesse and a German athlete, Luz Long. The day got off to an unexpected start during the qualifying round, as Jesse fouled on both of his first two jumps, meaning he had to make his third jump or he would not move on to the final.
In the final, things got off to a great start for Jesse, and he was in control through all six jumps, with a winning jump of just over 8 meters, beating Long by eight inches.