Canadian swimmer Munroe Bourne (1910-1992) competed at the 1928, 1932 and 1936 Olympics in the 100m freestyle and 100m backstroke. In 1928 in Amsterdam he won the bronze medal with the Canadian relay team 4 x 200m freestyle. At the 1930 British Empire Games he won the gold medal 100-yard and 4 x 200 yards freestyle. In addition, he trained in track and fiels athletics and water polo. In 1931 he graduated from McGill University with an English-Political Science degree and in 1937 he obtained his medical degree. During World War II, Bourne served in the Canadian Army and was honourably discharged with the rank of major. Afterward he worked as a family doctor in New Brunswick.
At the age of 18 american Charles Grayson (1910-2009) started to perform archery at the Pomona College. He became national champion several times and held the record of flight shooting in the 65 pound class. Grayson collected archery from all over the world. His archery collection spans artifacts from China, Tibet, Thailand, Japan, Korea, Turkey, Iran, India, Pakistan, Mongolia, the Philippines, Africa, North America, South America, as well as more contemporary pieces from Europe as well as the United States. In 1936 He graduated from Stanford School of Medicine in 1942 as a radiologist. After his military service in World War II he settled in a private practice in Sacramento, California.
Jack Lovelock (1910-1949) was a New Zealand athlete who became the world 1500m and mile record holder and 1936 Olympic champion in the 1500 meters In Berlin. The following year he went to University of Otago to study medicine. Lovelock showed a talent for sports while at the university, and competed for the university team in the New Zealand 1-mile championships. He graduated with an MB ChB degree as a medical practitioner. In 1934 Lovelock won the gold medal in the mile at the British Empire Games. The highlight of Lovelock's career came in 1936, when he won the gold medal in the 1500 m at the Berlin Olympics, setting a world record in the final (3:47.8). Lovelock was a major in the Royal Army Medical Corps during World War II. In 1946 he began working at Manhattan Hospital in New York City. On 28 December 1949, he was waiting at the Church Avenue subway station in Brooklyn, New York, when he fell onto the tracks, probably as a result of one of the dizziness attacks to which he was subject after being thrown from a horse in 1940. He was killed by an oncoming train.
Adolf Metzner (1910-1978) finished fourth with the German realy team 4 x 400m at the 1932 Olympics in Los Angeles. He also ran the individual 400m in the 1932 and 1936 Olympics, but he did not reach the final. In 1931, 1932 and 1934 he won the German championship 400m, in 1934 he added the European title and with his German team mates he became European champion 4 x 400m. In 1935 he graduated from the Universität Frankfurt am Main and specialized in Cardiology and Sports Medicine. From 1947 he did a lot of research on sports medicine at the Universität Hamburg and together with his colleague Ernst Gadermann (1913-1973) he developed the first telemetric ECG measurements of a sportsman. In 1971 he was appointed Professor at the Institut für Sportmedizin in Hamburg. In 2010, more than thirty years after his death, the 'Förderverein für jüdisches Gedenken' in Frankenthal brought his war past to light. It appeared he was a member of the SS and worked himself up to SS-Hauptsturmführer in World War II.
Bob Poser (1910-2002) was a pitcher for Chicago White Sox and St. Louis Browns in the American Major League Baseball. He graduated as a doctor and together with his brother and cardiologist Rolf he established himself as a Sports Doctor in the Poser Clinic that his father Edward Poser founded in 1894.