Sports Physician - Athlete 1973

1973

At the age of 14 Fabio Cedrone (1973-) became for the first time German -16 fencing champion with the foil, after which 17 medals were added. Highlights of his career were the 1989 -18 world title floret in Gothenburg, Sweden and the silver medal of 1990 at -18 in Gouda, Netherlands. In 1990 he also became world cadet champion. After graduating from the Universit├Ąt Ulm in 2000, he specialized in Urology at the Klinikum Heidenheim. He settled in Ulm and Munich.

1973

Mindy Gehrs (1973-) was selected twice for the American swimming team and in 1993 won the American NCAA title 400m individual medley, which earned her the title NCAA Woman of the Year. She also competed in triathlon and in 1995 won the FS Fitness Systems Knoxville Lock Triathlon. After graduating from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham in 1998, she specialized in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center at Denver. In 2006 she started a practice at the Longmont Clinic in Colorado.

1973

At the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, Kurt Grote (1973-) won the gold medal with the US relay team 4 x 100m medley. He finished sixth in the 100m breaststroke final, eighth in the 200m breaststroke final. In 1998 he crowned world champion in the 200m breaststroke in Perth, Australia. Due to asthma he started swimming at the age of 15. He graduated as a medical doctor from Stanford University, but became a partner in McKinsey & Company's Healthcare Payor and Provider practice.

1973

John Michels (1973-) played as an offensive tackle American football with the Green Bay Packers and the Philadelphia Eagles in the National Football League. With the Green Bay Packers, he played the Super Bowl final in 1996. The San Diego Union-Tribune newspaper named him one of San Diego's 100 Greatest Football Players of All Time. In 2008, he graduated from the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, specializing in diagnostic radiology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, and specialized in Interventional Pain Medicine at the University of California, Irvine, after which he settled in Dallas, Texas.

1973

American swimmer Jenny Thompson (1973-) participated in the Olympics in Barcelona, Atlanta, Sydney and Athens, where she won a total of twelve medals, eight of which were gold in the relay numbers. She has also won the gold medal at World Cups, 11 times gold at World Cup short track, 25 times gold at Pan Pacific championships, and two times gold at Pan American Games. In 1998 in Perth she was crowned world champion of the 100m freestyle and the 100m butterfly. She graduated from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 2006, after which she specialized in anesthesia at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts and further specialized in pediatric anesthesia at Children's Hospital of Boston. She joined the Spectrum medical group at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine.


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