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Jacques Person

Full name: Jakob "Jacques" Person
Gender: Male
Height: 5-11.5 (182 cm)
Weight: 179 lbs (81 kg)
Born: May 1, 1889 in Saverne, Bas-Rhin, France
Died: July 15, 1915 in Vlaanderen, Unknown, Belgium
Affiliations: Sportverein Strassburg
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Alsace-born German Jacques Person was killed in action during World War I as a member of the 7. Thuringia Infantery-Regiment Nr. 96. He participated in the 1912 Stockholm Olympics in the 400, 800, and the 4x400 relay, with the relay team setting a new German record. Person was educated as an economist and was related to well-known Berlin sports administrator Arthur Person (1926-1993), who led the German initiative "Youth training for the Olympics".

Personal Bests\: 400 – 51.8 (1909); 800 – 2:00.0 (1912).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics Men's 400 metres Germany GER AC h2 r2/3
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics Men's 800 metres Germany GER 4 h5 r1/3

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics Germany Semi-Finals Heat Two AC DNF
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics Germany Round One Heat Thirteen 1 QU 55.4

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics Germany Round One Heat Five 4
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