Today in the history of sports is August 9th

1936 – American track and field athlete Jesse Owens wins the team relay race at the Berlin Olympics and wins his fourth gold medal. Owens is the first American athlete to win 4 gold medals at an Olympics.

1938 – Australian tennis player Rod Lawer is born.

1938 – German football coach Otto Rehhagel is born.

1973 – Italian footballer and coach Filippo Inzaghi is born.

1974 – American basketball player Derek Fisher is born.

1977 – Ravshan Irmatov, an Uzbek judge, is born.

1982 – American athlete Tyson Guy is born.

1988 – Brazilian footballer Willian is born. 2012 – Jamaican track and field athlete Usain Bolt completes the 200-meter dash at the London Olympics in 19.32 seconds to win his second gold medal.


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