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FREILICH Yuval Shalom

epee
Rank21
Pts75.000
Age24
HandL

Personal Information

Occupation Athlete

GoldSilverBronzeTotal
World Cup--11
Vancouver (CANADA), 2016-02-12
Zone Championships1--1
Düsseldorf (GERMANY), 2019-06-18
1-12
Ashkelon (ISRAEL), 2013-02-23Ashkelon (ISRAEL), 2012-02-24

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? He first developed an interest in fencing while living in Australia as a child, where he saw the sport at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney. He later began fencing at age nine.

Why this sport? He discovered that fencing required movements that were similar to those he had developed as a dancer. He also liked the fact that fencing forced him to think under pressure.

Name of coach Ohad Balva [national]

Handedness Left

General Interest

Awards and honours In 2010 he was named one of the Top Ten U20 Athletes by Israeli news website Ynet. (ynetnews.com, 04 Jun 2010)

Ambitions To win a gold medal at the 2020 Olympic Games. (timesofisrael.com, 17 Apr 2014)

Other information AUSTRALIAN EXPERIENCE
He was born in Israel to parents from Australia. His family moved to Australia for five years when he was a child, before returning to Israel in 2004. (algemeiner.com, 13 Mar 2012)

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