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This is a comparison of Jesse Owens (1930) and Usain Bolt (2008, 2009), both runners of 100 meter and 200 meters on track and field.

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  • 1. Carlos A. Acevedo
    English-112
    Jesse Owens
    Usain Bolt

2. Jesse Owens
1913-1980
3. 1933 National Interscholastic Championships, Chicago
100 yard dash (9.4 sec)
220 yard dash (22.6 sec)
4. Long Jump
(8.13 metres [26.67 feet])
5. 1936 Berlin Olympics
100-metre run (10.3 sec)
200-metre run (20.7 sec)
6. Usain Bolt
August 21, 1986
7. High School & Regional Competitions2001
200 metres sprints (22.04 sec)
400 metres sprints (28.28 sec)
8. World Junior Championships2002
Won gold in 200 metres
Two Silver medals
9. World Youth Championships2003
Break 200 metres record
10. 2004
1st Junior sprinter that runs 200 metres under 20 sec. (19.93)
Break Roy Martins world junior record.
11. 2006
Returns with 19.88 (New Personal best) in Grand Prix, Lausanne
Gained silver and three bronze medals (International Competitions)
12. National Competitions2007
Beat Don Quarries 200 metres record (19.75 sec)
Won Gold in 100 metres (10.03 sec)
13. 2008
Beat Asafa Powells 100 metres world record.(9.72 sec)
Break Jamaican record (19.67 sec)
Break 100, 200 and 4x100 metres records. (Olympics, Beijing Games)
14. Berlin, Germany2009
Break his 100 and 200 metres records.
(9.58 sec) & (19.19 sec)
15. Videos
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=By1JQFxfLMM&feature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1XclGwJY8s&feature=related