Biography:

Anthony Jacob made his Olympic debut in 2012 and captured third spot in the B final of the men’s four boat with teammates William Dean, Derek O’Farrell and Michael Wilkinson to finish ninth overall.

Jacob has competed in two senior World Championships rowing in the eight in 2010 and in the coxless fours in 2011 (finishing seventh in both). Twice he has won silver medals in coxless pairs at the World Championships — in the 2010 Under-23 World Championships and at the 2007 World Junior Championships (with University of Washington Husky teammate Conlin McCabe).

From Vancouver, B.C., Jacob graduated in 2011 with a degree in Anthropology from the University of Washington, where he was rowing with three Canadian college teammates who are referred to as “The Canadawgs” — Conlin McCabe, Rob Gibson and Will Crothers.