The Jesse Owens Track

The Jesse Owens Track (HM88R)

Location: Columbus, OH 43221 Franklin County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 0.684', W 83° 1.713'

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James Cleveland (Jesse) Owens, 1913-1980, Ohio State University Track and Field Star, Olympic Champion, Ambassador of Sports, Humanitarian, Friend of Youth.

Jesse Owens' incomparable achievements as an Ohio State and Olympic athlete are legendary.

During the Big Ten Championships in 1935, he set three world records and tied a fourth. In the 1936 Olympic Games he won four gold medals.

He carried the name of this University and this country to world acclaim. He personified the sportsmanship ideal. He cared for people and challenged them to give their best.

As long as athletes compete in sports, or people strive for excellence in any undertaking, the life and accomplishments of Jesse Owens will remain an enduring inspiration.
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HM NumberHM88R
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Placed ByThe Ohio State University
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Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 4:16am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 326866 N 4430993
Decimal Degrees40.01140000, -83.02855000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 0.684', W 83° 1.713'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 0' 41.04" N, 83° 1' 42.78" W
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Area Code(s)614
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1936 Fred Taylor Dr, Columbus OH 43221, US
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