Roland Jacobi

Roland Jacobi (9 March 1893 – 22 May 1951) was a male international table tennis player from Hungary.

Roland Jacobi
Full nameBeszterczy Jacobi Roland[1]
Nationality Hungary
Born9 March 1893
Banská Bystrica, Austria-Hungary
(present-day Slovakia)
Died22 May 1951
Budapest, Hungary
Medal record
Men's table tennis
Representing  Hungary
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1926 London Singles
Gold medal – first place 1926 London Doubles
Gold medal – first place 1928 Stockholm Team
Gold medal – first place 1926 London Team
Silver medal – second place 1926 London Mixed Doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1928 Stockholm Doubles

He was the first ever men's singles world champion at the 1926 World Table Tennis Championships[2] and won six medals in singles, doubles and team events in the World Table Tennis Championships between 1926 and 1928.[3]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Új tenisztehetség tűnt fel: Székely-Körmöczy Zsuzsa". Huszadik Század (in Hungarian). Retrieved 2 October 2015.
  2. ^ "Jacobi Roland". Table Tennis Guide.
    - Matthews/Morrison, Peter/Ian (1987). The Guinness Encyclopaedia of Sports Records and Results, pages 309-312. Guinness Superlatives. ISBN 0-85112-492-5.
    - Montague, Trevor (2004). A-Z of Sport, pages 699-700. The Bath Press. ISBN 0-316-72645-1.
  3. ^ "JACOBI Roland (HUN)". ITFF. Archived from the original on 16 October 2012. Retrieved 2 October 2015.
    - "Table Tennis World Championship medal winners". Sports123. Archived from the original on 2018-09-22. Retrieved 2018-02-28.

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