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Jan Thomée

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJohannes "Jan"•Thomée
Used nameJan•Thomée
Nick/petnamesHet Kanon
Born4 December 1886 in Delft (NED)
Died1 April 1954 in Delft (NED)
AffiliationsConcordia, Delft (NED)
NOC Netherlands


Thomée, nicknamed Het Kanon (“The Cannon”) for his shooting abilities, played for Concordia Delft. He became president of that club in 1918. Internationally he played 16 matches for the Dutch team, averaging 1 goal per match. A trained doctor, he later served on the medical committee of the Dutch football federation. His granddaughter, Eeke van Nes, won three Olympic medals in rowing.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1908 Summer Olympics Football (Football) NED Jan Thomée
Football, Men (Olympic) Netherlands 3 Bronze

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