Shaul Gordon has represented Canada at four FIE World Junior Championships as well as two senior FIE World Championships, the highlight of which was his sixth place finish as a junior in 2013. Gordon won a silver medal in the team sabre event at the 2015 Pan American Championships, his third year competing at the event. Gordon plays collegiately at the University of Pennsylvania where he finished his junior year in 2014-15. He finished 15th at the NCAA Championships and was named first-team All-Ivy for the second straight year. As a sophomore he had also been a first-team All-American when he tied for third place at the NCAA Championships. Gordon did his freshman year at Penn State where he finished second at the NCAA Championships while being named an All-American.
Family: Parents Eliahu Gordon and Monica Liscio Gordon… Younger brother Mati and younger sister Tamar… Moved to Canada when he was 10… Getting into the Sport: Started fencing at age 7… Outside Interests: Pursuing Bachelor of Arts in French and Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania… Transferred from Penn State after his freshman year… 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
PAC: 2015 – 22nd (ind sabre), SILVER (team sabre); 2014 – 9th (ind sabre); 2013 – 15th (ind sabre)
FIE WCh: 2014 – 54th (ind sabre); 2013 – 61st (ind sabre)
FIE WCh (junior): 2014 – 42nd (ind sabre); 2013 – 6th (ind sabre); 2012 – 37th (ind sabre); 2011 – 17th (ind sabre)