Height: 183 cm
Style: Right-handed, Shakehand
Best WR: 16 (1928)
Roland Jacobi was born 9 March, 1893 in Banska-Bystrica, Austria-Hungary (now Slovakia).
He was the first World champion in the table tennis history. In total, Jacobi was a 4-time World champion – twice in team event and once in singles and doubles events. On national level, Jacobi was a 6-time Hungarian champion – three times in doubles, twice in singles and once, in mixed doubles event.
1926 London (Singles, Doubles & Team) (Mixed Doubles)
1928 Stockholm (Team) (Doubles)
1909 Budapest (Singles & Doubles)
1910 Budapest (Singles & Doubles)
1911 Budapest (Doubles) (Singles)
1925 Budapest (Mixed Doubles) (Doubles) (Singles)
1926 Budapest (Doubles & Mixed Doubles)