Shaul Gordon has represented Canada at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games, five Pan American Championships, four FIE World Junior Championships and five senior FIE World Championships.. Gordon won a silver medal in the team sabre event at the 2015, 2017 and 2018 Pan American Championships. He earned his first career senior individual medal at the Pan American Championships in 2018 when he captured silver. Later that year he won gold at an FIE Satellite event in Belgium. Gordon fenced collegiately at the University of Pennsylvania where he was a three-time All-American and finished his college career with an overall record of 143-30.
A LITTLE MORE ABOUT SHAUL
Getting into the Sport: Started fencing at age 7 in Italy before moving to Canada when he was 10… Had his interest in the sport sparked after watching a Zorro cartoon… Outside Interests: Studied Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania… Graduated from McGill Faculty of Law in April 2019… Enjoys reading and watching NBA basketball… Odds and Ends: Favourite motto: “Good, better, best. Never let them rest. Until your good is better, and your better best”… Nickname: Ice Daddy…
Notable International Results
Pan American Games: 2015 – SILVER (team sabre), 5th (sabre)
Pan American Championships: 2018 – SILVER (sabre), SILVER (team sabre); 2017 – SILVER (team sabre), 8th (sabre); 2015 – 22nd (sabre), SILVER (team sabre); 2014 – 9th (sabre); 2013 – 15th (sabre)
FIE World Championships: 2018 – 25th (sabre), 10th (team sabre); 2017 – 68th (sabre), 14th (team sabre), 2015 – 84th (sabre), 13th (team sabre); 2014 – 54th (sabre); 2013 – 61st (sabre)
FIE World Championships (junior): 2014 – 42nd (ind sabre); 2013 – 6th (ind sabre); 2012 – 37th (ind sabre); 2011 – 17th (ind sabre)