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

This Swimmer Beat His Hero At The Olympics Eight Years After They First Met

Singapore's Joseph Schooling Wins Gold, Beats His Hero Michael Phelps Eight…

London closing ceremony

Men's marathon gold medalist Stephen Kiprotich of Uganda marches into closing ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games

Instant gold medallist stamps

Gail Devers - Five-time Olympian, Three-time Olympic gold medalist, Eight-time World Champion, 10-time National Champion

Carolina Rodríguez, Spain, has competed in two Olympic cycles at the 2004 Athens where she was member of the Spanish Group and at the 2012 London competing as an individual gymnast.

(L-R) Gold medallists Andrew pasterfield, Matthew Levy, Blake Cochrane and Matthew Cowdrey of Australia pose on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Men's 4x100m Freestyle Relay - 34pts final on Day 4 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Aquatics Centre

Helene Mayer ’33 — who in 1924 had won the German foil championship at age 13 — took the gold medal in fencing in 1928. - from