Doug Clement (1933-) was summoned by the Canadian Olympic Committee for the 1952 and 1956 Games. In Helsinki he finished fourth with the relay team in the final of the 4 x 400m, and four years later in Melbourne the quartet finished fifth. The silver medal was collected at the British Empire and Commonwealth Games in 1954. In 1959 he graduated from the University of British Columbia and specialized in sports medicine in which he did a lot of research. He started the Department of Sports Medicine at Simon Frasier University and opened a clinic for Sports Medicine in Vancouver.
American Caldwell Esselstyn (1933-) won the gold medal with the coxed eight at the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne. After graduating from the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 1961, he specialized in Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic. During the Vietnam War he worked at the front as a surgeon and achieved the degree of Major. In 1968 he started a practice at the Cleveland Clinic and became President of the Staff and member of the Board of Governors. In 1991 he was elected president of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons. In 2007 he published 'Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease', in which he discussed the use of a low-fat, vegetable-based diet for the prevention and treatment of atherosclerosis and high cholesterol.
As the first triple jumper Manfred Hinze (1933-) jumped more than sixteen meters in 1959.. At the 1964 Olympics in Tokyo, the GDR athlete took the sixth place. At the start of his sports career he finished second at the GDR 200m championship, one year later he finished third in that event. In 1958 he switched his career to triple jump and one year later he became national champion. He won that title again in 1962. In 1966 he stopped his sporting career to fully concentrate on his profession of general practitioner, after he had first obtained a diploma as a sports teacher.
Derek Johnson (1933-2004) won the silver medal in the 800m at the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne. With the British relay team 4 x 400m he also won the bronze medal. Two years earlier, he had won the 880 yards at the British Empire and Commonwealth Games, the gold medal was won on the 4 x 440 yards. During his medical studies at the University of Oxford, he was infected with tuberculosis during a hall round in the hospital, as a result of which he had to give up his sporting career. He never practiced the profession of physician, but started a computer company. In 2004 he died from leukemia.
American swimmer Burwell Jones (1933-) won the bronze medal on the 100m backstroke and the gold medal with the relay team 4 x 200m freestyle at the Pan American Games of 1951 in Buenos Aires. With that team he also won the gold medal the following year at the Helsinki Olympics. He was the first world record holder 400m medley, a record that he would break twice more. In 1959 he graduated in Medicine from the University of Michigan Medical School and specialized in Dermatology at the University of Virginia and Duke University. He started a private practice in Sarasota, Florida.
American Nicholas Mastromatteo (1933-2018) finished thirteenth in sledding at the 1964 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck. In 1958 he graduated as a biologist, but then he started studies in Medicine which he successfully completed and in which he further specialized in Internal Medicine
David Middleton (1933-2007) played American Football as a wide receiver with the Detroit Lions and the Minnesota Vikings. He initially studied for a veterinary surgeon but switched to human medicine and obtained his doctor's degree at Auburn University. He specialized as a gynecologist and settled in Ann Arbor.
Ralph Miller (1933-) was a member of the American team that participated at the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo. The year before, he had taken the world speed record at 175,402 km / h in Italian Portilla and he also graduated from the Dartmouth Medical School. He specialized as an endocrinologist with a special interest in diabetes and settled in Lexington, Kentucky, where his wife Pam was mayor from 1993 to 2003.
Cuban Manuel Sanguily (1933-) swam the 200m breaststroke at the 1952 Olympics in Helsinki and in 1956 in Melbourne. During the last edition he finished seventh in the final. He emigrated to the United States where he graduated from Ohio State University and established himself as a general practitioner in Tarrytown, New York. In 2010 he came in the news very negatively when it turned out that he was sentenced to 30 months in prison. He had delivered two thousand prescriptions for steroids and growth hormones for patients he had never even seen, but who ordered their products over the internet. The PowerMedica company paid him fifty thousand Dollars for those prescriptions.
In 1956, Manfred Steinbach (1933-) became GDR champion at 100m and 200m. In 1958 he fled to the West and with the West German national team ran a world record on the 4 x 100m with a chrono of 39.5. At the German championships of 1960 he jumped 8m14 far, a centimeter better than the world record of Jesse Owens (1913-1980) that dated from 1935. However, due to a too strong tailwind, the record could not be recognized. At the 1960 Olympics in Rome he finished fourth in the long jump, in 1960, 1961 and 1962 he crowned himself as German champion in that event. In 1959 he graduated from the Universität Göttingen and specialized in Neurology and Psychiatry, but also in Sports Medicine. He was appointed Professor of Sports Medicine and First Aid at the Universität Mainz, later at TU Darmstadt.
John Wrighton (1933-) was selected by the English athletics association for the 1960 Olympics in Rome. With the relay team he finished fifth in the 4 x 400m, in the individual 400m he reached the quarterfinals. Two years earlier at the European Championships in Stockholm he had won the gold medal in both events. After graduating in 1967, he established himself as a general practitioner in Dorset.