At the 1928 Olympics in Amsterdam, Garnet Ault (1905-1993) won the bronze medal with the Canadian relay team 4 x 200m freestyle. He also signed up for the 400 and 1,500m freestyle, in which he finished sixth. The same year he set a Canadian record in the mile at 23.36.6. He graduated from the 'University of Michigan' and after his specialization, he settled as a Proctologist in Washington D. C. In 1938 he became Surgery Professor at 'Georgetown University' in the American capital.
At the 1928 Olympics in 1928 in Amsterdam, Laurence Bond (1905-1943) competed in the pole vault after having brought the British record to 3m61 the year before. He graduated as a medical doctor and started his practice in Southend's Emergency Department. A few months later he was operated on the appendix, but due to complications he did not survive that procedure.
In order to pay for his medical studies, Joe Kopcha (1905-1986) played an offensive lineman for eight years at the 'Chicago Bears' in the American National Footbal League. He graduated from the 'Rush Medical School' and specialized in Gynecology. He settled in Detroit's 'Harper Hospital' and continued to play football at the 'Detroit Lions'. He used his medical knowledge to redesign the shoulder pads worn by players, with his basic designs still in use today.
In 1928 and 1932, Pat O'Callaghan (1905-1991) won the Olympic title hammer throw and he also became six times Irish champion in that discipline. After graduating in 1926 as a doctor at the 'Royal College of Surgeons' in Dublin, he joined the Royal Air Force Medical Service. In 1928 he returned to Ireland and set up his own medical practice in Clonmel.
Dutchman Haas Visser 't Hooft (1905-1977) played hockey at 'HC Bloemendaal' and was selected for his national team that won the silver medal at the 1928 Olympics in Amsterdam. After graduating, he worked as a general practitioner in Velp.