Full name: Jakob "Jacques" Person
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
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 at Strasbourg, France, 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 â 51.8 (1909); 800 â 2:00.0 (1912).
|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|
|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|
|1912 Summer||23||Stockholm||Athletics||Germany||Round One||Heat Five||4|