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Given Below is Some Information About Jesse Owens, One of the Most Famous Athletes of All Times. His Friend is Planning to Write His Biography. Using Information from the Table, - English - Communicative

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Given below is some information about Jesse Owens, one of the most famous athletes of all times. His friend is planning to write his biography. Using information from the table, complete the biography. (The first gap has been completed for you, as an example.) 

James Cleveland Owens (J.C. Owens) became famous as Jesse Owens 

1913 Birth, Alabama, USA. 
1934 After First World War - goes to school, teachers recognise and develop his athletic talents. 
1935 Six world records 
1936 Berlin Olympics, four gold medals 
1950 Sports experts vote him Greatest Track Athlete of the half Century. 
1960 Another athlete breaks Owens' last Olympic record .
1980 Dies oflung cancer. 

Jesse Owens was born in Alabama USA, in 1913. He was the youngest often children, and the family lived in a cramped shanty house. After the First World War, the family moved to Cleveland, where his school (1)__________ his talents. He quickly became a local hero. Soon afterwards he gained a place not only at the Ohio State University, but also in the US Olympics team. 
On 25th May 1935, Jesse Owens performed athletics' greatest feat when he (2) _________ at the Ohio state University Athletics Championships. A year later, at the Berlin Olympics, his greatness was confirmed; he (3) __________ for 100m, 200m, long jump and sprint relay. 
Because of his achievements in track and field events, in 1950 he (4) _______ .His last Olympic record (5) ___________ only in 1960. This great athlete (6) ______________ 1980. 

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Solution

Jesse Owens was born in Alabama USA, in 1913. He was the youngest of ten children, and the family lived in a cramped shanty house. After the First World War, the family moved to Cleveland, where his school (1) teachers recognized and developed his talents. He quickly became a local hero. Soon afterwards he gained a place not only at the Ohio State University, but also in the US Olympics team.
On 25th May 1935, Jesse Owens performed athletics’ greatest feat when he (2) made six world records at the Ohio state University Athletics Championships. A year later, at the Berlin Olympics, his greatness was confirmed; he (3) won four gold medals for 100 m, 200 m, long jump and sprint relay. Because of his achievements in track and field events, in 1950 he (4) was voted as the Greatest Track Athlete of the Half Century. His last Olympic record (5) could be broken only in 1960. This great athlete died of lung cancer in 1980. (6) Class discussion

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CBSE English Course Communicative: Main Course Book Interact in English - Class 9
Chapter 7.1 Grandmaster Koneru Humpy Queen of 64 Squares
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