Leszek Wodzyński

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

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 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]


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


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