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Grigori Kriss
Grigori Kriss
Born December 24, 1940 in Kiev, Russia, Grigori Kriss won four Olympic medals in fencing. He captured a gold medal in individual epee at the 1964 Games. In 1968, he earned two silver medals in individual epee and team epee events. He returned to the Olympics in 1972 to win a bronze metal in team epee. Kriss also won the Fencing World Championship in individual epee in 1964 and again in 1971. (Information and photo courtesy of Jewish Sports Legends by Joseph Siegman, Brassey's, Inc., 1997 edition.)