|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Clare Stephen•Jacobs|
|Born||18 February 1886 in Madison, South Dakota (USA)|
|Died||21 February 1971 in Detroit, Michigan (USA)|
|Measurements||178 cm / 64 kg|
|Affiliations||Chicago Maroons, Chicago (USA)|
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).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1904 Summer Olympics||Athletics||USA||Clare Jacobs|
|220 yards Hurdles, Men (Olympic (non-medal))||3|
|Pole Vault, Boys (Olympic (non-medal))||1|
|Pole Vault, Men (Olympic (non-medal))||2|
|1908 Summer Olympics||Athletics||USA||Clare Jacobs|
|Pole Vault, Men (Olympic)||=3||Bronze|
Previously listed incorrectly as Charles Sherman Jacobs Born 15 February 1882 in Pulaski, Michigan (USA) Died February 1945 in Kenosha, Wisconsin (USA)