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Olga Fikotová, winner of the gold in the women's discus throw at the Melbourne games in 1956, of Czechoslovakia.  She married US Hammer gold medalist Hal Connolly, and competed for the US in discus (as Olga Connolly) through the 1972 games, in which she was the US flag carrier in the opening ceremonies.

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Willis Augustus Lee won several medals for the US in team shooting events in the Antwerp Olympics of 1920.  He later became Rear Admiral in the US Navy, and commanded the American force that won the 2nd Naval Battle of Guadalcanal in 1942, where Kirishima was sunk by USS Washington, in what proved to be the decisive engagement of the naval war around the island.

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