Broos at the 1928 Olympics
|Born|| 25 May 1898|
Roosendaal, the Netherlands
|Died|| 16 July 1954 (aged 56)|
Eindhoven, the Netherlands
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)|| 100 m – 10.6 (1923)|
200 m – 22.0 (1926)
400 m – 49.2 (1927)
Henricus Adrianus "Harry" Broos (25 May 1898 – 16 July 1954) was a Dutch sprinter, who competed in the 100 m, 200 m, 400 m, 4 × 100 m and 4 × 400 m events at the 1924 and 1928 Summer Olympics. He won a bronze medal in the 4 × 100 m relay in 1924 and failed to reach the finals on all other occasions.
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Broos won 12 Dutch national titles, at 100 m, 200 m and 400 m as well as one at the long jump.
Besides running, between 1922 and 1925 Broos played 23 football matches for PSV Eindhoven. After retiring from competitions he worked as a football administrator at PSV. He also played football for UVV in Utrecht after joining them from hometown club Alliance in 1920.
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