Name: Eli Dershwitz
Sport: Fencing
Discipline(s): Saber Fencing
Event(s): Individual, Team
Height: 6-1
Weight: 180
DOB: 9/23/1995
Birthplace: Boston, Mass.
Hometown: Sherborn, Mass.
High School: Dover-Sherborn High School (Dover, Mass.) '14
College: Harvard University ‘19, History
Team/Club: Zeta Fencing
Coach(es): Zoran Tulum
Olympic Experience
  • Rio 2016, 19th (individual)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – silver (individual), 11th (team)
  • Years of participation: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Medals: 1 (1 silver)
  • Silver – 2018 (individual)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2015 Pan American Games, gold (individual) and gold (team)
Personal: Son of Renee Goetzler and Mark Dershwitz...Has one brother, Phil, and a twin sister, Sally...Followed his brother into fencing...Hobbies include hiking, camping and listening to music…Also enjoys basketball, soccer and tennis...Speaks Spanish.