Waldemar Legień

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Waldemar Legień
Waldemar Legień 1988.jpg
Personal information
Born28 August 1963 (1963-08-28) (age 55)
Bytom, Poland
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight85 kg (187 lb)
Rank8th dan
ClubCzarni Bytom

Waldemar Legień (born 28 August 1963) is a retired Polish judoka. He won two Olympic gold medals in different weight classes, in 1988 and 1992. He is also the first person to win back-to-back two Olympic gold medals in Judo.[1]

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

Legień is the manager of Racing Club de France in Paris.


  1. ^ Waldemar Legień. sports-reference.com

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Olympic Games
Preceded by
Bogdan Daras
Flagbearer for  Poland
1992 Barcelona
Succeeded by
Rafał Szukała