John Emery (1932-) was the driver of the winning Canadian four-man bob at the 1964 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck. With his brother Vic Emery (1933-) he also finished fourth in the two-man bob. In the absence of sponsorship, the Canadian team traveled to Austria on its own resources. Also the preparation was not flawless, since there was no real ice rink in Canada the athletes had to practice on dry land. Emery also excelled in athletics, boxing and skiing. After graduating, he specialized in Plastic Surgery and settled in San Francisco. Despite busy professional activities, he remained active as an athlete, he ran the Boston marathon in 1979 and took part in the Ironman the next year.
Inese Jaunzeme (1932-2011) from Latvia was selected by the Russian Olympic Committee for the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne. In the preliminary round of the javelin she managed a new Olympic record with 46m19, which she improved twice afterwards. The last throw pinned 53m86 on the tables and that yielded the gold medal, making her the first Latvian to win an Olympic title. During her Medicine studies, she obtained the silver medal at the 1957 Universiade in Paris and after she graduated from the Riga Medical Institute in 1960, she specialized in Traumatology and Plastic Surgery. In 1970 she was appointed Professor of Orthopedics at her alma mater and from 1999 to 2011 she was president of the Lativian Olympic Committee.
Hungarian fencer István Kausz (1932-) won the gold medal in the team épée event at the 1964 Olympics in Tokyo after having been selected for the first time four years earlier. He also won the World Cup of 1959 and 1962. In 1957 he graduated from the Budapest University of Medicine and later specialized in Surgery and Sports Medicine. As a team physician he accompanied his national team at the Olympics of 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004 and 2008.