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Ray Ewry

Another person struck with polio and wheelchair bound who managed to succeed in track and field.

March 9, 1935 -Jesse Owens of Ohio State University arrived on the national stage in this track meet by breaking a sprint record that had stood for seven years. From this moment on, the 21-year-old Owens dominated track and field, his career reaching its zenith when he won four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

americana-plus: “ On this day in 1935 Jesse Owens set 3 World Records and tied another in what is called the Greatest 45 Minutes Ever In Sports. It still looks like a misprint. Four world records in three-quarters of an hour. Not 45 weeks or 45 days.

Kuwait World Cup 1982

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En Asia Central, uno de los deportes más populares es el Buzkashi. Como el polo, pero con la pequeña diferencia: en lugar de una bola se utiliza un cadáver descabezado de cabra.

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Rope climbing was one of the sports in the original Olympics of 1896. It was its own event a few times and was part of the gymnastics competition in some other Games but departed permanently in 1932.

Rope climbing was one of the sports in the original Olympics of It was its own event a few times and was part of the gymnastics competition in some other Games but departed permanently in

THE 1920 ANTWERP OLYMPICS. CHARLIE PADDOCK WINNING OLYMPIC TITLE WITH HIS TRADEMARK FLYING FINISH. PHOTO, 1920.

Early Olympics - The sprinter Charlie Paddock wins the men’s hundred-metre dash, at the 1920 Olympic Games in Antwerp, Belgium.

Diamond Dallas Page. Wrestler, yoga guy & visitor to US troops.

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El célebre general de la 2° Guerra Mundial George Patton (derecha) fue 5° en pentatlón moderno en los Juegos Olímpicos de 1912.

Fencers Jean de Mas Latrie of France and George Patton of the United States competing in the 1912 Summer Olympics, Stockholm, Sweden, 1912

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