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Johnson Picked Again

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Michael Johnson has known about Jesse Owens for a long time - and now he’s winning all of the awards in his honor.

He has become the first athlete to receive the Jesse Owens International Trophy Award a second time.

In December, Johnson also won the Jesse Owens Award, given by USA Track & Field to the nation’s outstanding athlete, for the third consecutive year.

“Any award named for Jesse Owens is special,” Johnson said. “There are so many Jesse Owens awards. It’s good to get all of them.”

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