Jacob has just competeed in the British Swimming Championships in Sheffield. He swam personal bests in both the 100 breastroke and backstroke on the first two days, making the junior final in the backstroke. He also made the junior final in the 200 backstroke and individual medley, finishing fourth in both.
In the 400 individual medley he qualified for the senior men's final, finishing 8th overall and again swimming a best time. As a result of the meet, he has been selected for the European Junior SwimmingCchampionships in Netanya, Israel, at the end of June.