Waldemar Legień

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Waldemar Legień
Personal information
Born 28 August 1963

Waldemar Legień (born 28 August 1963 in Bytom) is a retired Polish judoka. He is the manager of Racing Club de France in Paris.

He won two Olympic gold medals in different weight classes, in 1988 and 1992. He is also the only person to win back-to-back Olympic Gold medals in Judo.

For his sport achievements, he received:
Knight's Cross Officer's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta (4th Class) in 1988.

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Awards
Preceded by
Poland Marek Łbik and
Poland Marek Dopierała
Polish Sportspersonality of the Year
1987
Succeeded by
Poland Joachim Halupczok
Preceded by
Poland Wanda Panfil
Polish Sportspersonality of the Year
1992
Succeeded by
Poland Rafał Kubacki