publication date: Wednesday, January 6, 2016 (part of Winter 2016)

category: Sports

clue: This winner of four gold medals, and onetime fastest man in the world, outran Hitler's claims of Aryan supremacy.

explanation: Owens dominated at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, at which Adolf Hitler had predicted that no black athlete could excel over a white athlete. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Mike Rothstein, Erik Bates, and Mike Eberhart


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