Sylwia Gruchała (born 6 November 1981 in Gdynia, Pomorskie) is a Polish fencer.

Sylwia Gruchała
Personal information
Born (1981-11-06) 6 November 1981 (age 42)
Gdynia, Poland
Medal record
Women's fencing
Representing  Poland
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2000 Sydney Foil Team
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Athens Foil Individual



In the team foil she won medals at the world championships in 1998 (bronze), 1999 (silver), 2002 (silver), 2003 (gold) and 2007 (gold) as well as an Olympic silver medal in 2000. In Individual Foil she won a silver medal at the 2003 World Championship as well as an Olympic bronze medal in 2004.[1][2]

She is a soldier in the 3rd Command Support Battalion of the Polish Land Forces stationed in Warsaw. Gruchała is also part of the Leon Paul team.[3] In 2009, she posed for Polish erotic magazine CKM.[4]



For her sport achievements, she received:

  Golden Cross of Merit in 2000;
  Knight's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta (5th Class) in 2004.


  1. ^ "Olympics Statistics: Sylwia Gruchała". Archived from the original on 2 November 2012. Retrieved 10 March 2012.
  2. ^ "Sylwia Gruchała Olympic Results". Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 10 March 2012.
  3. ^ Leon Paul team Archived 2 January 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Sylwia Gruchała w CKM". Retrieved 24 December 2012.