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Clare Jacobs

Full name: Clare Stephen Jacobs
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: February 18, 1886 in Madison, South Dakota, United States
Died: February 21, 1971 in Detroit, Michigan, United States
Affiliations: Chicago Maroons, Chicago (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

After winning the Big Ten championship in 1908 with a career best of 12-4 (3.76), Clare Jacobs was in a three-way tie for third at the London Olympics. Jacobs, who attended both Albion College and the University of Chicago, twice set world indoor records and had a best indoor vault of 12-3. Later in life he became an avid sailor and once won the Mackinac Race. He formed the F. L. Jacobs Company, automotive suppliers in SouthField, Michigan, and ran that company until his retirement.

Personal Best: PV – 3.76 (1908).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics Men's Pole Vault United States USA 3T Bronze

Men's Pole Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H(M) H(I)
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Final Standings 3T 3.58 11-9
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Final Round 3T 3.58 11-9
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round 5 QU 3.50 11-6
1908 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 2 3.50 11-6
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