Eighty-one years ago on Aug. 9, 1936, United States track star Jesse Owens won his fourth gold medal at the Berlin Olympic Games when the United States won the 4x100 relay.
Owens and the United States relay team set a new world record for the 4x100 relay of 39.8 seconds which stood for 20 years.
In the final, the United States won gold, Italy won silver with a time of 41.1 seconds and Germany won bronze with a time of 41.2 seconds.
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