Witold Woyda, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Witold Woyda

Polish fencer

Date of Birth: 10-May-1939

Place of Birth: Poznań, Greater Poland Voivodeship, Poland

Date of Death: 05-May-2008

Profession: fencer

Nationality: Poland

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Witold Woyda

  • Witold Woyda (10 May 1939 – 5 May 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.
  • He was named the Polish Sportspersonality of the Year for 1972 by readers of Przeglad 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 had lung cancer for two years prior to his death at his Bronxville home at age 68, five days shy of turning 69.

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