Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Greatest Day in Track and Field (in 1935!)

During the Big Ten Championships at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Jesse Owens, representing Ohio State University, broke three world records and tied a fourth in the space of 45 minutes ~ from 3:15 to 4:00 pm! The "Buckeye Bullet" (who was suffering from an injured back) set records in the running broad jump, the 220-yard dash and the 220-yard hurdles and tied the record for the 100-yard dash.
An amazing day in sports history!

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