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Blake Broszus

Biography

Blake Broszus made his senior debut for Canada in 2018 while simultaneously competing at the junior (U20) level. He won back-to-back bronze medals in individual foil at the junior Pan American Championships in 2018 and 2019. Later in 2019, he helped the senior foil team to a silver medal at the Pan Am Championships. An early senior career highlight came at his second ever FIE World Cup in Tokyo in 2019, where he pulled off some upset victories and finished in the top 64. He made his Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020 where he competed for Canada in the team foil event.

A Little More About Blake

Getting into the Sport: Got into fencing through reading, taking out books from the library to learn technique before his first class at the age of 8… Outside Interests: Attends the University of Pennsylvania… Odds and Ends: Athletic inspiration is Michael Jordan because of his exciting playing style… Favourite quote “Anything worth doing is worth doing right” – Hunter S Thompson…

Olympic Highlights

Games Sport Event Finish
Tokyo 2020 Fencing Team Foil - Men 9

Notable International Results

Olympic Games: 2020 – 9th (team foil)

FIE World Championships: 2019 - 45th (foil), 16th (team foil); 2018 - 100th (foil), 19th (team foil)

Pan American Championships: 2019 - 6th (foil), SILVER (team foil); 2018 - 31st (foil)

FIE World Championships (junior): 2019 - 30th (foil), 18th (team foil); 2018 - 75th (foil); 2017 - 25th (foil); 2016 - 69th (foil)

FIE World Championships (cadet): 2017 - 5th (foil); 2016 - 27th (foil)

Pan American Championships (junior): 2019 - BRONZE (foil); 2018 - BRONZE (foil)