Regina Jacobs (born August 28, 1963 in Los Angeles) is an American former middle-distance runner from Los Angeles. She currently works as a real estate agent in Oakland, California with The Grubb Co. Realtors.
|Representing the United States|
|1997 Athens||1500 m|
|1999 Seville||1500 m|
Track & field careerEdit
Jacobs took second place in the 1500 m race at the 6th World Championships in Athletics in Athens (4:04.63) in 1997, and again won the silver medal in the 1500 m at the World Championships in Sevilla in 1999 (4:00.35). In her years of running she won 25 national titles. On February 1, 2003, at age 39 Jacobs set a world record in the indoor 1500 m with a time of 3:59.98, becoming the first woman to break 4 minutes in the event. Jacobs remains the only American woman to run under 4 minutes in the indoor 1500 meters and stands as the USATF American Indoor record holder in 2015. Regina's 2 mile record was broken by Jennifer Simpson in 2015.
Real Estate CareerEdit
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- Fish, Mike (November 25, 2003). "Second guessing". SI.com. Retrieved 2009-02-03.
- "USATF Indoor Championships". branchsportstech.com.
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- Regina Jacobs at IAAF
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Regina Jacobs". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
- Jacobs handed ban from BBC
- Regina Jacobs Sets 1500M World Record from Cool Running
- Steroid Is Reportedly Found In Top Runner's Urine Test from The New York Times