David Brown (1928-2004) was a member of the American coxed eaghts that won the gold medal at the 1948 Olympics in London. He graduated from the Medical School of Palo Alto and established himself as a general practitioner with special interest in emergency cases.
Briton Tony Fox (1928-2010) won the skiff number at the 1952 Olympics in Helsinki and athe the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne. In 1951 and 1953 he had won the Diamond Challenge Sculls and the Wingfiels Sculls in 1951, 1952 and 1953. In 1954, Fox and his partner John Marsden (1915-2004) astonished the rowing world by beating the Russian silver medallists in the Double Sculls at Henley. The pair went on to win the European Championships at Amsterdam. Fox completed his medical training at St George's Hospital and joined the family general practice on Guernsey with his father, brother and uncle. .
Siegfried Israel (1928-2016) was a promising athlete who specialized in the longer distances. He ran the 10,000m in 32.40, the 25km in 1h27 and the marathon in 2h39. In his student period he suffered from rheumatism and had to stop his physical education studies. He switched to Medicine, graduated from the Humboldt-Universität in Berlin in 1953 and specialized in Sports Medicine. From 1956 to 1970 he was team doctor of the East German cycling team who participated in the Peace Race and in 1960, 1964 and 1968 he was the team physician of the GDR team at the Olympic Games. In 1962 he was appointed head physician of the Sportmedizinischen Rehabilitationszentrums of Kreischa and in 1970 as Professor of Sports Medicine at the Forschungsinstitut für Körperkultur und Sport in Leipzig. After the fall of the wall, he was offered the guest professorship at the Universität Göppingen in 1990, the following year he helped set up the Sports Sciences faculty at the Universität Leipzig. He has published more than six hundred scientific works with the most famous' Sport, Herzgröße und Herz-Kreislauf-Dynamik '(Sport, Heart Size, and Cardiovascular Dynamics, 1962),' Probleme der Langzeitausdauer im Sport '(Problems of Long Term Endurance in Sport, 1972),' Sport und Herzschlagfrequenz '(Sports and Heart Rate , 1982),' Körperliche Aktivität und Altern '(Physical Activity and Aging , 1988) and' Muskelaktivität und Menschwerdung '(1995).
Gwyn Rowlands (1928-2010) was born in London, because his dual citizinship for both England and Wales he was called once for the English rugby team and four times for Wales. At club level he represented London Welsh, Cardiff and the Royal Air Force. He played his strongest match with the national team against New Zealand, where his two conversions and a successful penalty resulted in a 13-8 victory. He went on to become a doctor in his hometown of Berkhamsted, taking over his father's general practice and developing a reputation for diagnosing illnesses.
Ernie Vandeweghe Jr. (1928-2014) was an American professional basketball player, who was best known for playing for the New York Knicks of the NBA. In his youth, he played football, basketball and baseball for Oceanside High School on Long Island. During that professional career he studied Medicine. After retiring from the NBA in 1956, Vandeweghe served as a physician for the Air Force while stationed overseas in Germany. He married Colleen Kay Hutchins (1926-2010) who was crowned Miss America in 1952. Their eldest daughter Kiki (1958-) was a professional basketball at the New Jersey Nets, a team she later also coached. Their second daughter Tauna (1960-) swam the 100m backstroke at the Montréal Olympics, where she reached he semi-finals, son Bruk (1963-) medalled in beach volleyball in the 1994 Goodwill Games, and daughter Heather (1965-) was captain of the national polo team and followed in her father's footsteps through medical school to become a physician. Granddaughter Coco Vandeweghe (1991-) was a tennis professional. Vandeweghe served as chairman of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, and served on the Olympic Sports Commission under President Gerald Ford, where he assisted with development of two key pieces of sports legislation – Title IX and the 1976 Amateur Athletic Act. He has also been a senior vice president with Focus Partners LLC, a New York-based financial services firm, and a consultant with the United States Golf and Fitness Association. He occasionally provided commentary for several sports publications.
Géza Varasdi (1928-) competed for Hungary at the 1952 Olympics in Helsinki where he won the bronze medal in the 4 x 100 meter relay. With the same team, he won the gold medal at the European Championship of 1954 in Bern. Like many participants from Eastern Europe he did not return home from 1956 Olympics in Melbourne. He stayed in Melbourne, working as a general practitioner.