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.
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.
Broos was married to Nelly Ligthart, who was a daughter of PSV administrator Harrie Lighthart.
The Philips Sport Vereniging, abbreviated as PSV and internationally known as PSV Eindhoven[ˌpeːjɛsˈfeː ˈɛintɦoːvə(n)], is a sports club from Eindhoven, Netherlands, that plays in the Eredivisie, the top tier in Dutch football. It is best known for its professional football department, which has played in the Eredivisie since its inception in 1956. Along with Ajax and Feyenoord, PSV is one of the country's "big three" clubs that have dominated the Eredivisie.
The Philips Stadion is a football stadium in Frederiklaan 10, Eindhoven, Netherlands, and it is the home of PSV, also known as PSV Eindhoven. With a capacity of 35,000, it is the third-largest football stadium in the country. Established as the Philips Sportpark, it was constructed as a sports field for Philips employees in 1910. The Philips Elftal played football matches from 1911 until 1913, when the team was succeeded by PSV. Since 1913, PSV has used the original ground as its home stadium.
Phillip John-William Cocu is a Dutch professional football manager and former player who is the current manager of Championship club Derby County.
Atiba Hutchinson is a Canadian professional soccer player who plays for Beşiktaş and the Canadian national team as a midfielder. While playing in Denmark he won the Danish Super Liga Player of the Year, becoming the first North American player to receive the award. That same season Hutchinson won Canadian Player of the Year for the first time in his career. Between 2010 and 2013, he played for PSV Eindhoven in the Dutch Eredivisie.
Mark Peter Gertruda Andreas van Bommel is a Dutch football coach and former player who played as a midfielder.
Marcel Reinier Wouda is a former Dutch swimmer, who became the first Dutch world champion in men's swimming when he won the world title in the 200 m individual medley at the 1998 World Aquatics Championships in Perth, Australia. He was the coach of Olympic champions Maarten van der Weijden and Hinkelien Schreuder at the Nationaal Zweminstituut Eindhoven.
Johannes Franciscus "Hans" van Breukelen is a former Dutch football player who played as a goalkeeper. He is the technical director of the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB).
Johannes "Jan" Vennegoor of Hesselink is a Dutch former footballer who last played for PSV Eindhoven. He formerly played for the Netherlands national team as a striker. He played for clubs such as the Dutch Eredivisie's FC Twente and PSV Eindhoven, the Scottish Premier League's Celtic, Hull City of the English Premier League and Rapid Vienna of Austria's Bundesliga.
Gerald Mervin Vanenburg is a Dutch former professional footballer who played as a right winger.
Arnold Jan Bruggink is a Dutch former professional footballer who played as an attacking midfielder.
Stanislav Manolev is a Bulgarian footballer who plays for Ludogorets Razgrad and the Bulgarian national team as a right back.
The 1988 European Cup Final was a football match played between PSV Eindhoven of the Netherlands and Benfica of Portugal. PSV won 6–5 on penalties after a goalless draw after extra time. The match was played at Neckarstadion, Stuttgart, on 25 May 1988. According to PSV-player Berry van Aerle, it was not a particularly good match, with both teams very cautious. However, it was exciting until the end and a tense penalty shoot-out.
Willem "Pim" Doesburg is a retired football goalkeeper who obtained eight caps for the Netherlands national football team in 1967–1981.
Henricus ("Harry") Carolus Gerardus Lubse is a retired football striker from the Netherlands, who obtained one international cap for the Dutch national team. He did so on September 3, 1975 in the Euro Qualifier against Finland, when Holland won 4–1 with one goal from the PSV Eindhoven forward. He represented his native country at the 1978 FIFA World Cup, although Lubse didn't play in Argentina. Later moving from PSV he played for Helmond Sport.
Ernest Anthonius Jacobus Faber is a Dutch professional football manager and former player. He was most recently head coach of caretaker manager of Eredivisie side PSV Eindhoven.
Wilhelmus Martinus Leonardus Johannes "Willy" van der Kuijlen is a former Dutch football player and currently a scout for PSV Eindhoven.
Nils Ola Toivonen is a Swedish footballer, who plays as an attacking midfielder or striker for Melbourne Victory.
Cornelus Bernardus "Kees" Rijvers is a former Dutch footballer who was active as a midfielder and later as coach for o.a PSV Eindhoven and the Dutch national team. He was born in Breda.
Memphis Depay, commonly known simply as Memphis, is a Dutch professional footballer and rapper who plays as a forward and captains French club Lyon and plays for the Netherlands national team. He is known for his pace, ability to cut inside, dribbling, distance shooting and ability to play the ball off the ground.
Peter Kemper was a Dutch footballer who played as a defender.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Harry Broos .|
|This biographical article relating to Dutch athletics is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This article about a Dutch Olympic medalist is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|