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Jan van Breda Kolff

Full name: Jan Gualtherus van Breda Kolff
Gender: Male
Born: January 8, 1894 in Medan, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia
Died: February 6, 1976 in West Chatham, Massachusetts, United States
Affiliations: HVV, Den Haag (NED)
Country: NED Netherlands
Sport: Football

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Van Breda Kolff remains the youngest person to play on the Dutch national football team, making his debut at age 17 in a match versus Belgium in 1911. He scored in that match as well, although it would turn out to be his only international goal in 11 matches. He emigrated to the United States after the First World War, and became a banker. His son, Butch van Breda Kolff (VBK), played in the NBA and became a well-known basketball coach, both in college and the NBA.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 18 Stockholm Football Men's Football Netherlands NED 3 Bronze

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1912 Summer 18 Stockholm Football Netherlands NED Final Standings 3 1912-06-29 0 0 0
1912 Summer 18 Stockholm Football Netherlands NED Final Round Match 3/4 1 1912-07-04 NED 9, FIN 0 0
1912 Summer 18 Stockholm Football Netherlands NED Semi-Finals Match #2 2 1912-07-02 DEN 4, NED 1 0
1912 Summer 18 Stockholm Football Netherlands NED Quarter-Finals Match #4 1 1912-06-30 NED 3, AUT 1 0
1912 Summer 18 Stockholm Football Netherlands NED Round One Match #3 1 1912-06-29 NED 4, SWE 3 0
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