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

Sylwia Gruchała
Gruchala Sylwia.jpg
Personal information
Born (1981-11-06) 6 November 1981 (age 37)
Gdynia, Poland
Sport
SportFencing

BiographyEdit

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]

HonoursEdit

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.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Olympics Statistics: Sylwia Gruchała". databaseolympics.com. Archived from the original on 2 November 2012. Retrieved 10 March 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ "Sylwia Gruchała Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 10 March 2012.
  3. ^ Leon Paul team Archived 2 January 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Sylwia Gruchała w CKM". fotosik.pl. Retrieved 24 December 2012.

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