American athlete Jesse Owens at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin. Owens won four gold medals under Hitler's nose, disproving the dictator's nonsensical obsession with 'Aryan' superiority.

American athlete Jesse Owens at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin. Owens won four gold medals under Hitler's nose, disproving the dictator's nonsensical obsession with 'Aryan' superiority.

This video, aimed at runners of all abilities, focuses on setting yourself realistic targets in preparation for the longer run. Liz is highly respected as one of Great Britain's finest female road, track and cross-country athletes. Scott Overall is a long distance runner, making his successful marathon debut in Berlin in 2011. The Olympic marathon on the 12th August 2012 will be his biggest race to date as one of the GB Olympic team. The experts share their running experiences and advice.

This video, aimed at runners of all abilities, focuses on setting yourself realistic targets in preparation for the longer run. Liz is highly respected as one of Great Britain's finest female road, track and cross-country athletes. Scott Overall is a long distance runner, making his successful marathon debut in Berlin in 2011. The Olympic marathon on the 12th August 2012 will be his biggest race to date as one of the GB Olympic team. The experts share their running experiences and advice.

Jesse Owens........winner of four gold medals in the 1963 Berlin Olympics: 100m sprint, 200m sprint, long jump, and 4x100 meter relay team.

Jesse Owens........winner of four gold medals in the 1963 Berlin Olympics: 100m sprint, 200m sprint, long jump, and 4x100 meter relay team.

Pre-war Germany. Berlin decorated for the Olympic games, 1936. Hitler was in power by now, and he wanted Germany to look its best: he even went so far as to take down anti-semitic signs and rid the streets of the homeless for the time they hosted the Games.

Pre-war Germany. Berlin decorated for the Olympic games, 1936. Hitler was in power by now, and he wanted Germany to look its best: he even went so far as to take down anti-semitic signs and rid the streets of the homeless for the time they hosted the Games.

Nazi Olympics | Owens defies Hitler - Berlin 1936 - Most memorable Olympic moments ...

Nazi Olympics | Owens defies Hitler - Berlin 1936 - Most memorable Olympic moments ...

Jesse Owens August 3,1936: Jesse Owens won the 100 meter dash, defeating Ralph Metcalfe, at the Berlin Olympics.

Jesse Owens August 3,1936: Jesse Owens won the 100 meter dash, defeating Ralph Metcalfe, at the Berlin Olympics.

Hitler enters for the opening ceremony of the Berlin Olympics, 1936, accompanied by Theodor Lewald (left) and Count Baillet-Latour.

Hitler enters for the opening ceremony of the Berlin Olympics, 1936, accompanied by Theodor Lewald (left) and Count Baillet-Latour.

Hard to believe Germany hosted the Berlin Olympics in 1936, but the bid was won in 1931; Hitler saw the Games as an opportunity to promote his government and ideals of racial supremacy

Hard to believe Germany hosted the Berlin Olympics in 1936, but the bid was won in 1931; Hitler saw the Games as an opportunity to promote his government and ideals of racial supremacy

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