Name Tomer Or
Weight 79 kilograms (174 lb)
Height 1.77 m
|Club CE Melun Val de Seine|
FIE Ranking current ranking
|Born 26 September 1978 (age 37) Haifa (1978-09-26)|
Tomer or vs andrea baldini last point 2014 world championship kazan
Tomer Or (Hebrew: תומר אור; born September 26, 1978) is an Israeli foil fencer.
- Tomer or vs andrea baldini last point 2014 world championship kazan
- Tomer Or, campeón de la “Copa del Mundo de Satélite Cancún 2016”
- Early life and coaching career
- Fencing career
Tomer Or, campeón de la “Copa del Mundo de Satélite Cancún 2016”
Early life and coaching career
Or is Jewish and was born in Haifa, Israel.
Or received his coaching diploma from Wingate Institute for Physical Education and Sport in Netanya, Israel, in 2005. He earned an LL.B. in Law and Business from the Interdisciplinary Center, in Herzliya. He started his coaching career 2005 at the Haifa Fencing Club in Israel. Since 2012 he is assistant coach at St John's University in New York City.
Or won the gold medal at the 1998 Junior World Championship in Valencia, Venezuela, and the silver medal in 1994 in Mexico City, Mexico.
He is a 10-time Israel Senior National Champion. He won gold medals in Senior World Cups in Budapest (2002), Copenhagen (2005), Vancouver (2006), and Havana (2007).
He fenced on behalf of Israel at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, and came in 17th.
At the 2009 World Fencing Championships, he advanced to the third round when his scheduled opponent, Mohammed Hussein Ibrahimi, failed to show up, part of a pattern of Iranians not showing up to face Israelis at the competition.
In 2009, he won the gold medal at the 2009 Maccabiah Games in men's foil.