Helena Rakoczy (née Krzynówek; 23 December 1921 – 2 September 2014), also Rákóczy or Rákóczi, was a Polish gymnast. She competed in two Summer Olympic Games: 1952 in Helsinki, Finland and 1956 in Melbourne, Australia. After a poor performance in 1952, she had a successful one in 1956, winning a bronze medal. After this, she became the most decorated gymnast from Poland.
Rakoczy was born in Kraków. In 2004, she was added to the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame.
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- "Zmała Helena Rakoczy" (in Polish). PZL. 2 September 2014. Retrieved 3 September 2014.
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