no he was the first blackman to win the olympics in berlyn
no he wasn't the first black to be in the Olypics but he did win four gold medals
He was the first black athlete to win the most medals
Jesse Owens was the fisrt black to win a gold medal
jesse owens was the first black american athlete to win four consecutive gold medals at the olympics and do a black salute instead of the normal nazi salute at the time. He recieved no reward for this and was forgotten in society
Jesse Owens at first was a Christian then converted to Islam after atleast 2 or 3 years from the 1936 Olympics
Mr. Jesse Owens in the 1936 Summer Olympics held in Berlin , Germany .
1936 he won and was the first to win four gold medals in a single Olympics
The first Olympic medal was won by James Cleveland Owens, a.k.a. Jesse Owens.