David Jacobs (Welsh athlete)

David Jacobs ( born April 30, 1888 in Cardiff, Wales, † June 5, 1976 in Llandudno, Wales ) was a British sprinter and Olympic gold medalist.

At the Olympic Games in Stockholm in 1912 he took part in both the 100 - meter dash and the 200 -meter run, but each different from the semi-finals. However, in the 4 x 100 - meter relay team, he won the gold medal, along with his team-mates Henry Macintosh, Victor d' Arcy and Willie Applegarth. The team of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland benefited both the semi-finals as well as the finals of exchange errors of the fiercest competitors, the United States and Germany.

David Jacobs was a member of Herne Hill Harriers Athletic Club.