Last NameSportCountryYear Inducted

Sport: Fencing
Inducted: 2024
Country: USA
Born: September 23, 1995 in Massachusetts, USA

Eli Dershwitz

Eli Dershwitz won the gold medal in sabre at the World Fencing Championships of 2023. He's the first American man to win sabre gold at the championships. He also won silver at the World Championships in 2018. That year, Dershwitz was ranked number one in sabre in the world.

Dershwitz also won three gold medals at the Pan American Games, four at the Pan American Championships and two at the Maccabiah Games. He is a two-time Olympian.

In 2014, 18-year-old Dershwitz became the youngest fencer to win the U.S. senior men's sabre championship. A year later, he won gold at the Junior World Championships. Representing Harvard, he won sabre titles at the NCAA national fencing championships in 2017 and 2018.

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