Roland Jacobi

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Roland Jacobi
Full nameBeszterczy Jacobi Roland[1]
Nationality Hungary
Born9 March 1893
Banská Bystrica, Austria-Hungary
(present-day Slovakia)
Died22 May 1951
Budapest, Hungary

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

He was the first ever men's singles world champion at the 1926 World Table Tennis Championships [2] [3] [4] and won six medals total in singles, doubles, and team events in the World Table Tennis Championships between 1926 and 1928.[5] [6]

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  1. ^ "Új tenisztehetség tűnt fel: Székely-Körmöczy Zsuzsa" (in Hungarian). Huszadik Század. Retrieved 2 October 2015.
  2. ^ "Profile". Table Tennis Guide.
  3. ^ Matthews/Morrison, Peter/Ian (1987). The Guinness Encyclopaedia of Sports Records and Results, pages 309-312. Guinness Superlatives. ISBN 0-85112-492-5.
  4. ^ Montague, Trevor (2004). A-Z of Sport, pages 699-700. The Bath Press. ISBN 0-316-72645-1.
  5. ^ "JACOBI Roland (HUN)". ittf.com. Retrieved 2 October 2015.
  6. ^ "Table Tennis World Championship medal winners". Sports123.

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