Ernest Fookes (1874-1948) was born in New Zealand but was selected between 1896 and 1899 on ten occasions for the England national rugby team. After graduating he setteld as a GP in Waverley, New Zealand.
Auguste Giroux (1874-1953) was a French rugby union player for Stade Français from Paris, with which he crowned French champion in 1893, 1895 and 1901. He was a member of Union des Sociétés Français the Sports Athlétiques which defeated the British Moseley Wanderers with with 27-8 in the final of the 1900 Olympics in Paris. After his studies, he settled as a general practitioner.
Dave Hall (1875-1972) was an American athlete who finished third in the 800m and fourth in the 1500m at the 1900 Olympics in Paris. In 1907, he graduated from Rush Medical College. Later, he was appointed professor of hygiene, first for two years at the University of Oklahoma, then 39 years at the University of Washington. In 1918, he was the colonel commander of ambulance troops on the Italian front.
William Holland (1874-1930) was an American track and field athlete who won the silver medal in the 400m dash race and finished fourth in the 200m dash at the 1900 Olympics in Paris. Because the American Olympic Committee was only responsible for part of the travel costs, the athletes had to pay a considerable sum themselves. Holland did so by working as night watchman in combining his job with his Medicine studies. After graduating from Georgetown Medical School, he settled as a GP in Massachusetts.
The American sprinter Francis Lane (1874-1927) finished third in the 100m at the 1896 Olympics in Athens. He graduated from Washington University in St Louis and s became head of the Ophthalmology department at Rush Medical College and Presbyterian and Illinois Central Hospital in Chicago.
Josiah McCracken (1874-1962) was an American football player and track and field athlete. At the 1900 Olympics in Paris he finished second in the shot put, third in the hammer throw and tenth in discus throw. The two years before he became American champion shot put and discus throw. However McCracken was better known as an American football player. McCracken graduated from the University of Pennsylvannia. The Christian Association of that University, of which he was a member, sent him to China to establish a Christian Medical School in Canton, of which he became the first president.From 1914 to 1942 he was a dean of the Pennsylvania Medical School at St. John's University in Shanghai. McCracken trained Chinese doctors for 36 years and improved the existing medical schools.
Ronald MacDonald (1874-1947) was a Canadian runner who won the second Boston Marathon in 1898. He represented the United States at the 1900 Olympics in Paris, because his native Canada had not registered a team. He ran the marathon but finished seventh and last. In 1903 he started the Medicine studies in Boston and after his graduation he settled as a GP in Newfoundland and Nova Scotia.
The right-handed pitcher, Doc McJames (1874-1901) was a professional baseball player with the Washington Senators, Baltimore Orioles and Brooklyn Superbas in the American Major League. He graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina and settled as a GP in his father’s practice in Cheraw, South California. While making a house call he was thrown from a horse-drawn carriage and within a month died from complications at the age of 27.
George Sheldon (1874-1907) was an American diver who won the inaugural platform dicving competition at the 1904 Olympics in St-Louis. He also played water polo but his weak heart prevented him from trying to regain his Olympic title at the 1908 Olympics. After he graduated ,he specialized in Ophthalmology and started a practice at the Muegge Institute of St. Louis. In 1907, aged just 33 years old, he died in St,Louis due to heart lesion.