Dutchman Marc Benninga (1961-) played hockey at the Haagsche Delftsche Mix and at Bloemendaal and was called up 53 times for the national team. With the Dutch team he won the bronze medal at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul and in 1990 the gold medal at the World Championships in Lahore. At the 2004 Olympics in Athens, he was the team physician of the Dutch hockey team. After graduating from the University of Amsterdam, he specialized in the Wilhelmina Hospital of Utrecht in Pediatrics and did a year of research at the Women's and Children's Hospital in Adelaïde, Australia. In 2011 he was appointed Professor of Gastroenterology at the Emmaziekenuis of the Amsterdam Medical Center.
Phil Cahoy (1961-) was a member of the American gymnastics team that participated in the 1978, 1981 and 1985 World Cups. In 1980 he was also selected for the Olympic team, but the American boycott prevented him from partaking in Moscow. Four years later he once more took part in the Olympic trials, but due to injuries he had to put away his Olympic dreams again. In 1988 again an injury prevented his participation in the Olympics. In 1986 he participated in the Goodwill Games in Moscow. After studying Medicine at the University of Nebraska, he specialized in Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine and started his practice in Grand Island, Nebraska.
At the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, Carsten "Calle" Fischer (1961-) and the German team won the hockey final against Australia with 2-1. He started his sporting career at HTC Uhlenhorst Mülheim, he won the European Championship in 1981 with the German juniors and the World Cup the following year. He was selected for the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles and for the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, where the German team captured silver. In 2004 he was called up one last time for the Athens Games. In 1991 he won the European team with the German team and with HTC Uhlenhorst Mülheim he won eight consecutive European cups for national champions. Fischer scored 154 goals in 259 international matches and was German record holder. He lost all his hair due to a serious form of Type 1 diabetes. He graduated in Medicine, specialized in Orthopedic Surgery and became chief physician of the Orthopedics and Emergency department of the Elisabeth-Krankenhaus in Dorsten.
Roswitha Gerdes-Kuhn (1961-) finished fourth in the 1500m at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles. The West German was only 26 / 100th short for bronze. That same year, she also finished sixth in that number at the European Indoor Championship in Gothenburg. In 1979 she was 800m national youth champion and the following year she did it to the juniors. In 1990 she graduated from the Albertus-MagnusUniversity in Cologne and specialized in Orthopedic Surgery and Emergency Cases. She settled in Cloppenburg, a town between Oldenburg and Osnabrück close to the Dutch border, where she and her husband were in charge of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Freizeitmedizin (German Society for recreational medicine). From 1987 she became the team physician of the German Athletics Federation, in 2009, 2011 and 2013 she supervised the junior team of the German Athletics Association at the European Championships and in 1998, 2010, 2012 and 2014 also at the World Championships.
Maria Maricich (1961-) was a regular member of the American ski team in the World Cup circuit from 1979 to 1984. At the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo she finished nineteenth in the downhill, the year before she had finished second in the downhill of the French Megève. She graduated from Life University in Georgia and setteld as a chiropractor and an holistic physician in Boise, Idaho.
Dot Richardson (1961-) played softball in the 'first ASA Women's Major Fast Pitch National Championship'. At thirteen, she was the youngest player on the highest level. She played successively with Union Park Jets of Orlando Florida, Orlando Rebels, Raybestos Brakettes of Stratford, Connecticut and California Commotion of Woodland Hills. The United States won the gold medal at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, thanks to her successful home run. In 1993, she successfully completed her Medicine studies at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, after which she specialized in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Southern California.
At the age of 13, the GDR sent Hermann Schulz (1961-) to the European Figure Skating Championships in Copenhagen, where he finished eighth despite his young age. As a senior, he participated in the European Championships of 1980 and 1981 and the World Championships of 1979 and 1980. He finished eleventh at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid. For health reasons, he had to stop his sporting career in 1981, just after he finished fourth at the European Championship. After studying medicine, he specialized in internal medicine and settled as a Nephrologist in the dialysis center of Döbeln, a town within the triangle of Chemnitz, Leipzig, Dresden
Jorunn Sundgot-Borgen (1961-) was crowned Norwegian gymnastics champion and afterwards she also coached many gymnasts. She graduated from Arizona State University in 1985 and obtained her doctorate from Norwegian Sports College in 1993 with a special interest in nutritional problems, diet, nutrition and osteoporosis. In 2002 she was appointed Professor of Sports Medicine at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences. She spent ten years in the Medical Department of the National Olympic Training Center and chaired the Nutrition Department. In the fall of 2008, she left that position because she felt that the top sports people did not take the work of eating disorders seriously. In the summer of 2012, Sundgot-Borgen received the prize from the American College for Sport Medicine for her research at The Women's Triad and in 2013 she received the dissemination prize from the Norwegian Research Council.
At the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles, Pat Turner (1961-) won the gold medal with the Canadian coxed eight. At the 1981 World Cup he had won the bronze medal with the coxed four. In 1986 he conquered the gold medal with the coxless four at the Commonwealth Games. He graduated from the University of British Columbia and worked as an Emergency physician at the University Hospital of Northern British Columbia.