Dutch rower Herman Eggink (1949-) was one of the five medical students in the coxed eight at the 1972 Olympics in Munich. After graduating at the University of Groningen, he settled as a general practitioner.
Highjumper Leif Roar Falkum (1949-) was sent by the Norwegian athletics association to the 1973, 1974 and 1976 European Championships. That last year he also finished 14th at the Olympics in Montreal. In total he became five times Norwegian champion with a best jump of 2m20 in August 1976. After graduating, he specialized in Psychiatry.
Anton Gorbunow (1949-) won the West German 1974 marathon championship. One year later he was the best in the Silvesterlauf of Bozen. He also started twice in the World Championships. He graduated as a medical doctor and specialized in Orthopedic Surgery, after which he settled in Regensburg.
German Jupp Kapellmann (1949) was a professional football player at Alemannia Aachen. After that team tumbled out of the Bundesliga he moved to 1. FC Köln, with which he won the 1973 German Cup final and with which he finished second in the regular competition. FC Bayern Munich then brought him in for the then record amount of 802,000 German Mark. With Munich he won the 1974, 1975 and 1976 European Cup. After an argument with Uli Höness (1952-) he played his last forty Bundesliga-games for TSV 1860 Munich. A very serious knee injury meant the end of his football career. He also contested five games for the German national team. Professionally he settled as an Orthopedic Surgeon in Bavarian Rosenheim, but then moved to the Middle East.
Dutch rower Maria Kusters-ten Beitel (1949-) finished eigth in the coxed two at the 1976 Olympics in Montreal. After she graduated at the University of Nijmegen, she settled as a general practitioner.
Hermann Magerl (1949-) took fourth place in high jump at the 1972 Olympics in Munich. With a jump of 2m12, he finished second at the West German 1969 athletic championships in Düsseldorf. The following year he improved the German record with a jump of 2m17. Two weeks later he crowned himself as national champion. In 1971 he pinned the German record at 2m21 and in 1972 he won the German title a second time. A few weeks later he improved the national record at 2m22 which opened perspectives for the Munich Olympics. His 2m18 gave him the fourth place. But the irony was that one week after the Olympics he improved the German record to 2m24 and with that jump he had won the gold medal at the Olympics, where Russian winner Jüri Tarmack (1946-) won with a jump of 2m23. In 1973 he stopped his sporting activities to focus on his medical studies. After graduating, he settled as a GP and sports physician in Obertraubling, but in 2009 he moved his practice to Regensburg.
Dutch rower Jan van der Vliet (1949-) was one of the five medical students in the coxed eight at the 1972 Olympics in Munich. After obtaining his medical degree at the University of Groningen, he specialized in Orthopedic Surgery.
Dutch hockey player Flip van Lidth de Jeude (1949-) played eighteen matches for his national team. In 1972 he was selected for the Munich Olympics with a fourth place as final result. One year later he won the World Champion in Amstelveen thanks to victory against India in the final. After graduating, he settled as a GP in Huizen.
John Peter Rhys Williams (1949-) played fullback in the Wales rugby squad and can present a record of three Grand Slam victories, the fight between England, Wales, France, Italy, Ireland and Scotland. In the ten meetings he played with Wales against England he succeeded five tries, a record for a fullback. Professionally he was Orthopedic Surgeon.