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Leszek Wodzyński

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

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

Achievements

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

References

  1. ^ http://www.trackandfieldnews.com/images/stories/Rankings/09-m110hrank.pdf
  • World all-time list 110 m hurdles
  • Die Leichtathletik-Statistikseite
  • GBR Athletics
  • Full Olympians
  • Sporting Heroes
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