Harry Dénis taking the olympic oath (1928)
|Full name||Henri "Harry" Léonard Barthélémi Dénis|
|Date of birth||28 August 1896|
|Place of birth||The Hague, Netherlands|
|Date of death||13 July 1971(aged 74)|
|Place of death||The Hague, Netherlands|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
|Olympic medal record|
|1920 Antwerp||Team competition|
Henri ("Harry") Léonard Barthélémi Dénis (28 August 1896 – 13 July 1971) was a football defender from the Netherlands, who represented his home country at three consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1920.
Dénis started playing football with local side DVV and joined HBS aged 11. He would stay at the club for the rest of his career, winning the 1925 Netherlands Football League Championship with them.
At his Olympic debut in Antwerp, Belgium he won the bronze medal with the Netherlands national football team, followed by a fourth place four years later in Paris, France. Dénis obtained a total number of 56 caps for the Netherlands, in which he was captain in 37 matches. He was one of the most prominent Dutch footballers in the 1920s. Dénis delivered the Olympic Oath during the opening ceremony of the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam.
- Harry Dénis at National-Football-Teams.com
- ING – Den Haag. Bronvermelding: A. Lammers, 'Dénis, Henri Léonard Barthélémi (1896–1971)', in Biografisch Woordenboek van Nederland.
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