American Tenley Albright (1935-) won the gold medal figure skating at the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo after the silver medal four years earlier in Helsinki. In 1953 and 1955 she became a world champion and from 1952 to 1956 she was an American champion. In 1961 she graduated from the Harvard Medical School and specialized in Surgery.
Pål Benum (1935-) ran the 10,000m for Norway at the 1964 Olympics in Tokyo. He also excelled at 5.000m and in cross country, in which he won respectively three and nine Norwegian titles. He was also active as a speed skater at 500 and 1,500m. In 1974 he graduated from the University of Oslo, after which he specialized in Orthopedics. In 1982 he was appointed Professor of Medicine at St. Olav Hospital, which was associated with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. He became the head of the Department of Orthopedics.
Hermann Buhl (1935-2014) won the East German title 3.000m steeple in 1958, 1959, 1960 and 1961. He was sent by the GDR to the European Championships of 1958 and 1962 in Stockholm and Belgrade and also participated in the 1960 Olympics in Rome. Four times he improved the GDR record of the 3,000m steeple. In 1973 he graduated as a doctor and in 1983 he was appointed Professor of Medicine. He did a lot of research at the Höhenmedizinischen Zentrums der DDR in Kienbaum near Berlin. After the fall of the Wall he continued his research at the Universität Paderborn and taught medicine at the Universität Marburg and the Universität Gießen, while he held a chair in Sports Medicine at the University of Würzburg. In addition, he was also Medical Director of the spa hospitals of Bad Soden, Bavaria and Bad Wildungen and he focused on the usefulness of altitude training as prevention and its advantage in sport.
Dutchman Toon de Ruiter (1935-2001) rowed the coxed fours at the 1960 Olympics in Rome. He graduated from the University of Leiden and specialized in Surgery.
Dutchman Jan van Gooswilligen (1935-2008) participated in the hockey tournament at the 1960 Olympics in Rome and in 1964 in Tokyo. He played 58 international matches for the Dutch team, 38 of them as captain. He also participated four times in the world famous skating race the Elfstedentocht. He graduated as a medical doctor and specialized in Urology. He started that department in the Diakonessenhuis in Meppel. In addition, he also had a special interest in sports medicine and together with his wife Ammy, who was also a physician, he set up a Sports Medical Advice Center.