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Jesse Owens won 4 Gold medals at the Berlin Olympics of 1936 (XI Olympiad). However, one was the 4 x 100 meters team relay, which he won with 3 other US runners.

*The first Olympic medal won by an African American was a bronze medal in the 400 meter hurdles by George Coleman Poage in the 1904 Olympics.

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His name was Jesse Owens.

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