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Despite wearing leg braces as a child, sprinter Wilma Rudolph became the first American woman to win three Olympic gold medals in a year.

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Al Kraenzlein of the United States who won gold in men's 60 meter dash, 110 meter hurdles, 200 meter hurdles, and long jump at the 1900 Games in Paris.

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Jesse Owens was the African-American sprinter who won four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

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Jesse Owens, in Berlin, Germany.

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Jesse Owens, USA.

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