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Are Jesse Owens and Jackie Robinson brothers?

He is best known for winning a silver medal in the 1936 Summer Olympics, where he broke the Olympic record in the 200 meter but still finished behind Jesse Owens (like Jessie Owens, Robinson was an African-American). He was the older brother of Baseball Hall of Fame member Jackie Robinson.

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Thereof, who is Jackie Robinson's brother?

Mack Robinson Brother Edgar Robinson Brother Frank Robinson

Secondly, who came in second behind Jesse Owens? Ralph Metcalfe

Just so, who gave Jesse Owens the Medal of Freedom?

In 1950, Owens was named the greatest track athlete of the previous 50 years. He was inducted into the National Track and Field Hall of Fame in 1974. President Gerald Ford awarded him the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1976.

How did Jesse Owens die?

Lung cancer

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