Leszek Wodzyński

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Leszek Wodzyński
Personal information
Nationality Polish
Born (1946-02-16)16 February 1946
Warsaw, Poland
Died 18 September 1999(1999-09-18) (aged 53)
Warsaw, Poland
Sport
Sport Running
Event(s) 110 metres hurdles
Grave of Wodzyński at the Powązki Military Cemetery in Warsaw

Leszek Wodzyński (16 February 1946 near Warsaw – 18 September 1999 in Warsaw) was a Polish hurdler and the older brother of Mirosław Wodzyński. In 1974, the two brothers were ranked #3 and #4 in the world, behind Charles Foster and the eventual 1976 Olympic champion Guy Drut. Leszek was also in the top 10 in 1972.[1]

Biography[edit]

His personal best was 13.64 seconds, achieved in July 1974 in Warsaw. He was participant in Olympic Games 1972.

Achievements[edit]

Year Tournament Venue Result Extra
1971 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 5th 110 m hurdles
1972 Olympic Games Munich, West Germany 6th 110 m hurdles
1973 European Indoor Championships Rotterdam, Netherlands 5th 60 m hurdles
1974 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 4th 60 m hurdles
European Championships Rome, Italy 3rd 110 m hurdles
1975 European Indoor Championships Katowice, Poland 1st 60 m hurdles

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