James Andrews (1942-) was an American athlete, winning a Southeastern Conference Championship polevaulting when he studied at Louisiana State University. In 1963 he obtained his Medical degree but he specialized in Orthopedic Surgery at Tulane Medical School and at the Université de Lyon in France. He also obtained a Sports Medicine diploma, founded the American Sports Medicine Institute in 1986 and opened the Alabama Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Center in Birmingham.
Aron 'Ali' Bacher (1942-) was a cricket player in the South African Test and graduated as a general practitioner at the University of the Witwatersrand. He practiced the profession briefly, first he worked in the family business, later he became managing director of the South African Cricket Union.
Dutch sailor Hans Binkhorst (1942-) participated at three Olympics. In 1968 in Mexico City he sailed solo in the Finnjol class. In 1972 in Munich and in 1976 in Montreal, he switched to a Star-class boat. He graduated as a medical doctor and settled as a sports physician at the Sports Medical Advice Center in Amersfoort.
Water polo player András Bodnár (1942-) was summoned by the Hungarian squad for the 1960, 1964, 1968 and 1972 Olympics. At the last edition in Munich he played the eight games and scored seven goals. In 1960 he was eliminated in the series of the 1500m freestyle, in 1964 in the first round of the 400m freestyle. In 1973 he was part of the Hungarian team that won the first world title for national teams and one year later he also won the European title with his mates. In 1968 he graduated from the University of Semmelweis. He specialized in Surgery and teached that subject from 1968 to 1985. He then became head of the Surgery department at Frederick Korányi Hospital, where he remained until 1994 and ended his professional career at Bajcsy-Zsilinszky Hospital.
In 1962 Gerd Dührkop (1942-) was the first GDR athlete who jumped over 2m10. He became four times national champion high jump and improved three times the East German record with a final height of 2m13. He won the silver medal at the 1970 European Indoor Championships in Vienna. After graduating, he served as a general practitioner in Wismar.
German Bernd Holstiege (1942-) ran more than 50 marathons, participated in 15 100km races and in 20 triathlons, one of which was the Ironman of Hawaii. He was not afraid to complete two- and three-fold triathlons. He graduated from the Universität Marburg and specialized in Psychiatry.
Dutch rower Maarten Kloosterman (1942-) was one of the coxed eight at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico. In 1966 he had won the bronze medal with the coxless four at the European Championships. In total he conquered nine Dutch titles. After graduating from the University of Amsterdam, he specialized in Gynecology.
Hartmut Münch (1942-) is regarded as the pioneer of badminton in the GDR. In 1960 he won the silver medal in the national junior championship, five years later he won the East German senior championship with his team mate Uwe Trettin (1942-). After this title he continued his Medical studies and after graduating he served as a general practitioner in Fürstenwalde.
Belgian Jacques Rogge (1942-) participated at the sailing competition in the Finn class at the 1968, 1972 and 1976 Olympics. He became world champion once, finished twice as second and won sixteen Belgian championships. He also played rugby at Gent Rugby XV in the highest league, was selected ten times for the Belgian national team and won the Belgian championship with ASUB. He graduated from the University of Ghent, where he specialized in orthopedic surgery. He taught Sports Medicine at the Rijksuniversiteit Gent and at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. From 2001 to 2014 he was chairman of the International Olympic Committee.
Pentathlete Hans-Joachim Walde (1942-2013) was selected twice for the German Olympic team. In 1964 he won the bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics, four years later the silver medal in Mexico. In 1971 he won the bronze medal at the European Championship but due to an injury he couldn’t participate at the 1972 Olympics in Munich. The same year he graduated from the Universität Mainz and specialized in sports medicine. He would later manage that department at the Nordwest-Krankenhaus of Sanderbusch in Friesland.