Jesse Owens' Olympic gold medal sells for $1.4 million in auction

Updated: 09 December 2013 11:05 IST

Jesse Owens won gold in the 100- and 200-meters, 400 relay and long jump at the 1936 Berlin Games attended by Adolf Hitler, who used the Olympics to showcase his ideas of Aryan racial supremacy only to watch African-American athletes dominate the track and field events.

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