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FERJANI Fares

sabre
Rank12
Pts111.00
Age21
HandR

Personal Information

Residence New York, NY, USA

Occupation Athlete, Student

Languages Arabic, English, French

GoldSilverBronzeTotal
Zone Championships2215
Le Caire (EGYPT), 2017-06-10Alger (ALGERIA), 2016-04-15Le Caire (EGYPT), 2015-06-14
Tunis (TUNISIA), 2018-06-07Bamako (MALI), 2019-06-26
1--1
Brazaville (CONGO), 2015-09-02
1--1
Alger (ALGERIA), 2016-04-14

Sport Specific Information

Why this sport? "Why do I like fencing? All my family is in fencing. It's like water to me."

Club / Team St. John's University: New York, NY, USA

Name of coach Yury Gelman [club], UKR

Handedness Right

General Interest

Sporting philosophy / motto "Our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them." (Facebook profile, 14 Jun 2017)

Awards and honours He received the 2019 Giorgio Santelli award for fencing from St. John's University in the United States of America. (Instagram profile, 07 May 2019)

He was named Second Team All-American in the 2017/18 season as a student athlete at St. John's University, United States of America. (redstormsports.com, 01 Jun 2019)

Famous relatives His older brother Mohamed Ayoub has represented Tunisia in fencing, and competed at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. His father Salah has refereed the sport at international level, while his mother, uncle and cousin have all competed in the sport at elite level. (SportsDeskOnline, 23 Jun 2017; china.org.cn, 14 Aug 2014; eurofencing.info, 03 Apr 2013)

Other information OTHER ACTIVITIES
He is a USA Fencing certified referee. (member.usafencing.org, 12 Mar 2019)

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