Jesse Owens Parkway and Olympic Drive - Phoenix, Arizona
N 33° 22.488 W 112° 04.133
12S E 400571 N 3693348
Quick Description: A parkway named for a famous Olympian and Olympic Drive.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 6/16/2011 3:22:02 AM
Waymark Code: WMBR8E
Jesse Owens stunned the world, and Nazi Germany, in the 1936 Olympics when he, a black man, beat the Germans in numerous track and field events. He won four gold medals: 100 meters, 200 meters, long jump, and as part of the 4x100 meter relay team. He was the most successful athlete in those Olympics.
Type of intersection name: Pair
City: Phoenix, Arizona
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