Aug. 91936 — Jesse Owens becomes the first American to win four Olympic gold medals as the United States sets a world record in the 4x100 relay at the Berlin Games. Zagunis, the 2004 gold Olympic champion, beats Sada Jacobson 15-8 for the gold medal. 2016 — Michael Phelps adds to his Olympic record medal haul twice. 1984 — Britain’s Sebastian Coe sets an Olympic record in the 1,500 meter with a 3:32.53 winning time. 2013 — Ashton Eaton of the United States wins the decathlon world championship title to add to his Olympic gold medal.
Source: The Herald August 05, 2022 20:07 UTC