Witold Woyda

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Witold Woyda
Personal information
Born (1939-05-10)10 May 1939
Poznań, Poland
Died 5 May 2008(2008-05-05) (aged 68)
Bronxville, New York, United States
Sport Fencing

Witold Woyda (May 10, 1939 – May 5, 2008) was a Polish fencer who won four Olympic medals in the foil between 1964 and 1972, including two gold medals at the 1972 Summer Olympics.[1][2] He was named the Polish Sportspersonality of the Year for 1972 by readers of Przegląd Sportowy. Born in Warsaw, he immigrated to the United States in the late 1970s, settling in Bronxville, New York, and worked for an Italian packaging company. He suffered from lung cancer for two years prior to his death at his Bronxville home at age 68.

Woyda's gravesite


  1. ^ "Olympics Statistics: Witold Woyda". databaseolympics.com. Retrieved 2010-11-03. 
  2. ^ "Witold Woyda Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-11-03. 

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