Death of Witold Woyda

May 10, 1939 - May 5, 2008
Bronxville, New York | Age 68

Polish Olympic fencing medalist dies at 68
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Witold Woyda, a fencer who won medals in three consecutive Olympics for Poland, has died. He was 68.

Woyda had lung cancer for two years and died Monday at his suburban Bronxville home, his wife said.

Woyda won two gold medals, team and individual foil, at the 1972 Munich Olympics. He won the silver medal for team foil in 1964 in Tokyo and the bronze in 1968 in Mexico City.

Woyda moved to the United States in the late 1970s and became a successful businessman and an...

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