Peter Jacobs Awarded British Empire Honour
Peter Jacobs (GBR), an FIE Member of Honour, has been awarded the “MBE”, the “Most Excellent Order of the British Empire”, in recognition of “Services to British and International Fencing”. Mr. Jacobs was a member of the FIE Executive Committee for 24 years, including 12 years as Secretary-Treasurer. He was also a member of the FIE Legal Commission between 1977 and 2004 and from 2013 to the present. He was an A-graded FIE epee referee and worked on the Directoire Technique (DT) at multiple FIE world championships and Olympic Games. A member of the British national epee team from 1961 to 1968, he participated in the Mexico City and Tokyo Olympic Games.