Sprint / Race

Jesse Owens: dimpled, smiling, clutch; wins four gold medals at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin; deals a blow to Hitler's Aryan supremacy.

Ben Johnson: wins 100m World Championship in 1987 in world record time; tested positive for stanozolol; once known as the Fastest Man Alive.

While each took different paths in their running careers, both returned home to entertain the masses by racing against horses and automobiles.


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