Simmone Jacobs

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Simmone Jacobs
Medal record
Women’s Athletics
Competitor for  United Kingdom
Olympic Games
Bronze 1984 Los Angeles 4 x 100 metres
European Championships
Bronze 1990 Split 4 x 100 metres
Competitor for  England
Commonwealth Games
Silver 1990 Auckland 4 x 100 metres
Bronze 1994 Victoria 4 x 100 metres
Bronze 1998 Kuala Lumpur 4 x 100 metres

Simmone Jacobs (Kim Simmone Geraldine Jacobs; born 5 September 1966) is a British athlete who competed in the 100 metres and 200 metres. Jacobs began her career at Reading Athletic Club, where she was encouraged by two senior members, Kathy Cook and Beverley Callender.

She competed for Great Britain in the 1984 Summer Olympics held in Los Angeles in the 4 x 100 metres where she won the bronze medal with Heather Oakes and her club mates Kathy Cook and Beverley Callender, who had all won bronze medals at the previous Olympics. She was not yet 18. Jacobs went on to compete in the next three Olympics in 1988, 1992 and 1996.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
1983 European Junior Championships Schwechat, Austria 2nd 100 m 11.59 sec
3rd 200 m 23.28
3rd 4x100 m 44.86
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States 3rd 4 x 100m 43.11
1986 Commonwealth Games Edinburgh, Scotland 4th 200 m 23.48
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy quarter-final 100m 11.83
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea quarter-final 100 m 11.31
quarter-final 200 m 23.38
semi-final 4x100 m 43.50
1990 Commonwealth Games Auckland, New Zealand 7th 100 m 11.53
2nd 4x100 m 44.15
European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 3rd 4x100 m 43.32
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan semi-final 200m 23.72 (23.37)
heats 4x100 m 43.43
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain quarter-final 200 m 23.61
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 8th 4x100 m 43.83
1994 Commonwealth Games Victoria, Canada semi-final 100m 11.47
3rd 4x100 m 43.46
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States quarter-final 200 m 22.96
8th 4x100 m 43.93
1998 Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia semi-final 100 m 11.71
semi-final 200 m 23.73
3rd 4x100 m 43.69

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