The first Olympic medal was won by James Cleveland Owens, a.k.a. Jesse Owens.
Jesse Owens was the fisrt black to win a gold medal
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Jesse Owens participated in the 100, 200, long jump, and the 4 x 100 relay in the 1936 Olympics and won a gold medal in all four.
Jesse Owens won the gold medal in the 1936 Olympics with a jump of 26 feet 5 1/2 inches (8.06 meters).
win an olympic gold medal
yes i think he also did three other avents 100m,200m and some sort of sprit
African American who won four gold medals for Track and Field. Also, Jesse Owens changed the world by matriculated in the Olympics and showing that everyone is different and better at things than other people.