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Józef Grudzień (1 April 1939 – 17 June 2017) was a Polish boxer.

Józef Grudzień
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Medal record
Men’s Boxing
Representing  Poland
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1964 Tokyo Lightweight
Silver medal – second place 1968 Mexico City Lightweight
European Amateur Championships
Gold medal – first place 1967 Rome Lightweight
Silver medal – second place 1965 East Berlin Lightweight

Grudzień was born 1 April, 1939 in Piasek Wielki, Poland, which is near Busko-Zdrój. He won two medals at the Olympic Games: gold in the Lightweight division at Tokyo 1964 [1] and silver at Mexico City 1968. He also twice won medals at the European Amateur Boxing Championships, silver at East Berlin 1965 and gold at Rome 1967.[2]

Grudzień won the Aleksander Reksza Boxing Award 1991.[3]

Olympic resultsEdit