American David Johnson (1947-) swam the preliminaries of the relay 4 x 100 and 4 x 200m freestyle at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico. Although the US won both finals, he did not receive a gold medal, because the IOC handed out exclusively to the swimmers who swam the final. In 1969 he graduated from Yale University, after which he specialized in Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.
Serb Nebojša Popovic (1947-) won the gold medal with the Yugoslavian handball team at the 1972 Olympics in Munich, and with that team he finished fifth at the 1976 Olympics in Montreal. In Munich he scored eleven goals, in Montreal even fourteen. He was selected twice for the World All Stars Handball Team, and won the 1976 European Cup, the 1968 Mediterranean Games in Tunis in, the 1970 Mediterranean Games in Algiers and the bronze medal at the 1970 World Cup in Paris. He was technical director of the Yugoslavian handball team from 1986 to 1992 and from 1994 to 2001 of the Belgian national team. Professionally he was Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Banja Luka until 1992, after which he became Clinical Chief of the Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Departments of the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Liège until 2007. In 2007 he moved to Qatar where he became Senior Orthopedic Surgeon at the Aspetar Qatar Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Hospital.
Dutch rower Eric Wesdorp (1947-) was one of the five medical students in the coxed eight at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico. After graduating from the University of Amsterdam, he specialized in Gastroenterology and worked at the St Lucas Andreas Hospital in Amsterdam.