|Full name||Hryhoriy Yakovych Kriss|
|Born||24 December 1940|
Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
|Height||175 cm (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||71 kg (157 lb)|
He competed at the 1964 Olympics winning a gold medal in Individual Epee, the 1968 Olympics winning silver medals in both Individual Epee and Team Epee, and the 1972 Olympics winning a bronze medal in Team Epee.
At the World Championships he won the Individual Epee silver medal in 1967, the Individual Epee gold medal in 1971, and four World Team Epee medals: a bronze in 1965, a silver in 1966, a gold in 1969, and a silver in 1971.
Hall of FameEdit
Life outside competitive fencingEdit
- Boris Khavin (1979). All about Olympic Games (in Russian) (2nd ed.). Moscow: Fizkultura i sport. p. 556.
- The International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame - Joseph M. Siegman
- Taylor, Paul (2004). Jews and the Olympic Games: The Clash Between Sport and Politics: with a Complete Review of Jewish Olympic Medalists. Sussex Academic Press. p. 235. ISBN 9781903900888. Retrieved 20 June 2015.
- Encyclopaedia Judaica - Fred Skolnik, Michael Berenbaum
- Everyman's Judaica: An Encyclopedic Dictionary
- The Jewish lists: physicists and generals, actors and writers, and hundreds ... - Martin Harry Greenberg
- The Games: A Global History of the Olympics - David Goldblatt
- "Hryhoriy Kriss Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 21 December 2010.
- XVIII Olympiad: Tokyo 1964, Grenoble 1968 - Carl Posey
- "Grigori Kriss"
- "Grigori Kriss". International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
- Northern California Jewish Bulletin
- "Kriss, Soviet Union Fencer, Regains World Epee Crown" - The New York Times
- Culture and Life
- Hryhoriy Kriss at Olympics at Sports-Reference.com
- Grigori Kriss at the International Olympic Committee
- Jewish Sports Legends bio
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