Wojciech Fortuna

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Wojciech Fortuna Ski jumping pictogram white.svg
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Born (1952-08-06) 6 August 1952 (age 66)
Poland Zakopane, Poland
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Ski club Wisła-Gwardia Zakopane
Personal best 132.0 m (Planica, 1972)
World Cup career
Seasons 1962–1975
Updated on 17 February 2014.
Copy of W. Fortuna medal and autograph in Alei Gwiazd Sportu w Dziwnowie

Wojciech Fortuna (born 6 August 1952) is a Polish former ski jumper who won the Olympic Gold Medal in the Large Hill at the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo. In the Normal Hill he finished 6th. The Gold Medal was Poland's first - and the only gold until Vancouver 2010 - in the Winter Olympics history.

He competed from 1972 to 1976.

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