In 1981, Croatian Sanda Dubravcic (1964-) won the silver medal for Yugoslavia at the European Figure Skating Championships in Innsbruck. She also participated in the 1984 World Cup and the 1980 and 1984 Winter Olympics. At these last Olympics in Sarajevo she lit the Olympic fire. After graduating as a medical doctor, she became a member of the Medical Commission of the International Skating Union, a jury member during figure skating competitions and a member of the Croatian Olympic Committee. She led the Croatian delegation at the 1990 Winter Olympics in Albertville and the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer. She specialized in Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation and Rheumatology, after which she went to work at the Sveti Duh clinic in Zagreb
Canadian Cyprian Enweani (1964-) ran the 200m and the 4 x 100m at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul. He was a member of the 4 x 100m relay team during the 1983 Pan American Games. He married the Canadian long jumper Vanessa Monar (1969-), whom he coached after his own sporting career. He studied Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan and settled in that city as a family physician and sports physician.
Jane Goldman (1964-) was a member of the American skating team from 1983 to 1988. In 1984, 1985 and 1988 she was selected for the World Cup, in 1984 she skated the 1,500 and 3,000m at the Sarajevo Winter Olympics and in 1988 the 1,500, 3,000 and 5,000m at the Calgary Winter Olympics. She graduated from the University of California in 1993 and specialized in Gynecology. She joined the Meadowview Obstetrics & Gynecology practice at Mequon, Wisconsin.
Thomas Lange (1964-) won the skiff at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul for the GDR. Four years later in Barcelona he extended that title, but this time he rowed for reunited Germany and another four years later he won the bronze medal in Atlanta. His sporting career ended after this last Olympics. At the 1980 World Junior Championship he had won the gold medal in the double skiff and two gold medals in the skiff. In 1983, at the age of 19, he and fellow countryman Uwe Heppner (1960-) crowned as world champions in double skiff. Two years later the duo successfully defended that title. They were also top favorites for the 1984 Olympic title in Los Angeles, but the East German boycott put a stop to that. In 1987, 1989 and 1991 he conquered the world title in the skiff. Thomas Lange graduated as a medical doctor, specialized in Surgery and settled in Ratzeburg, a town near Hamburg.
16-year-old Scottish Linsey MacDonald (1964-) finished eighth in the 400m final at the 1980 Olympics in Moscow. On the final day, she won the bronze medal with the British 4 x 400m team. In 1981 'The Fife Flyer' was the fastest in both the Scottish and the British championships over 100 and 200 m. In 1985 she won the British and Scottish title of her beloved 400m and she won the bronze medal at the European Championship. She obtained the Chemical Technology and Medicine degree at Edingburgh University but settled in Hong Kong as a general practitioner.
From 1980 to 1984, East German Birgit Meineke (1964-) was the fastest women over 100m freestyle worldwide. At the 1982 World Championship in Guayaquil, she was the winner of the 100m freestyle and with the relay team she won the 4 x 100m freestyle and the 4 x 100m medley. At the 1981 European Championship she had won the silver medal in the 100 and 200 m freestyle and the gold medal with the relay team 4 x 100 m freestyle. With a chrono of 54.04, in that same year she improved the world record of the 100m freestyle short track. At the 1983 European Championship in Rome, she was good for five gold medals. Due to the East German boycott, she was unable to attend the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles. That same year she ended her sporting career and after studying medicine she settled as a surgeon in Klinikum Berlin-Buch. In 1993, she was told that she had a liver tumor, due to years of anabolic steroids administration by East German sports physicians. In the meantime she was married to Olaf Heukrodt (1962-), who won five Olympic medals in Canadian Kayak.
Dutch Ingrid Paul (1964-) skated the 3,000 and 5,000m at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary. Two years earlier she had won the Dutch marathon skating championship. She became a skating coach in Canada, Norway and the Netherlands. After her sports career, she graduated as a medical doctor and specialized in sports medicine. From 2011 she guided cycling teams.
Hari Prasad Kovelamudi (1964-) played cricket in the highest Indian division. After graduating as a medical doctor, he specialized in Anesthesia and Emergency Medicine.
Tobias Schröter (1964-) and his partner Katharina Barta (1966-) finished second in the 1981 GDR figure skating championship. Babette Preussler (1968-) was his new partner at the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo and he won the bronze medal with Katrin Kanitz (1958-) at the 1987 European Championships. After studying Medicine, he specialized in Radiology and started a private practice in Potsdam.
Wolfgang Zinser (1964-) became three times German triple jump indoor champion and he won in 1989 the national title outdoor. The year before, he had set his personal record at 17m33. After studying Medicine at the Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, he specialized in Orthopedic Surgery and became Head of Orthopedics at St.Vinzenz Hospital in Dinslaken, near Düsseldorf.