Dershwitz Wins Gold at World Cup in Warsaw

Photo by: Gil Talbot
Photo by: Gil Talbot

 

WARSAW, Poland- Upholding his title as the No. 1 sabre fencer in the world, Senior Eli Dershwitz won Gold at the 64th Warsaw Men's Sabre World Cup on Saturday, Feb. 2nd.

The Sherborn, Mass. native moved through elimination rounds picking up five wins before the final 15-9 victory against Italy's Luca Curatoli to claim the gold medal in a field of 220. Overall, the senior established a +25 touch differential throughout the elimination bouts.

The senior looks to his final competition of his collegiate career at the Ivy League Championships, hosted by Yale before focusing on his training in preparation for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.