Sport: Farthest & Fastest

In Ann Arbor, Mich. 10,000 spectators at the 35th annual Western Conference meet last week saw the most amazing individual performance in the history of U.S. track & field sports. Slender, coffee-colored Jesse Owens, 21-year-old Ohio State Sophomore, tied one world's record, broke three, and emerged from the meet indisputably the ablest all-around track athlete currently functioning in the U.S. His records: 20.3 sec. for the 220-yd. dash (old record: 20.6 sec.); 22.6 sec. for the 220-yd. low hurdles (old record: 23 sec.); 26 ft., 8¼ in. for the broad jump (old record: 26 ft. 2½in., set by Chuhei Nambu...

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