Grigory Kriss

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Grigory Kriss
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Personal information
Born (1940-12-24) 24 December 1940 (age 76)
Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Height 175 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 71 kg (157 lb)
Sport Fencing
Event(s) Épée
Club Armed Forces Kiev

Grigory Yakovlevich Kriss (Ukrainian: Григорій Якович Крісс, Russian: Григорий Яковлевич Крисс, born 24 December 1940[1]) is a retired Soviet épée fencer. He competed at the 1964, 1968 and 1972 Olympics and won two individual and two team medals.[2] At the world championship he won two individual and five team medals. He was inducted into the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 1989.[3]


  1. ^ Boris Khavin (1979). All about Olympic Games. (in Russian) (2nd ed.). Moscow: Fizkultura i sport. p. 556. 
  2. ^ "Grigory Kriss Olympic Results". Archived from the original on 4 February 2013. Retrieved 21 December 2010. 
  3. ^ "Grigori Kriss". International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Retrieved 21 June 2015. 

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