Polish fencerDied when: 68 years 361 days (827 months)
Star Sign: Taurus
Witold Woyda (10 May 1939 – 5 May 2008) was a Polish fencer who won four Olympic medals in the foil between 1964 and 1972, including two gold medals at the 1972 Summer Olympics.
He was named the Polish Sportspersonality of the Year for 1972 by readers of Przegląd Sportowy.Born in Poznań, he immigrated to the United States in the late 1970s, settling in Bronxville, New York, and worked for an Italian packaging company.
He had lung cancer for two years prior to his death at his Bronxville home at age 68, five days shy of turning 69.