Mark Peros is a veteran of the Canadian fencing program, having made his senior international debut in 2003. He has attended three FIE World Championships, posting his best individual result in 2010 when he finshed 60th. Peros achieved a career-high year-end world ranking of 62nd in 2012-13. In 2015 he was part of the sabre team that won silver at the Pan American Championships.
Family: Parents Mladen and Beryl Peros… Brother Matthew competes in fencing and sister Alexandra competes in equestrian… Getting into the Sport: Started fencing at age 12… His parents met each other through the sport… From the beginning was fanatical about fencing and wanting to represent Canada at any level… Outside Interests: Graduated from Ryerson University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts… Previously studied Fine Art at Queen’s University… Enjoys tennis, running, tabata, ultimate Frisbee… President of Peros Inc., a design and manufacturing business for fashion and apparel textiles… Owns CMFR Canada, which produces down-filled coats… Odds and Ends: Favourite motto: “Practice without purpose will never improve you”…
NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS
PAC: 2015 – 9th (ind sabre), SILVER (team sabre); 2013 – 6th (ind sabre); 2012 – 17th (ind sabre); 2007 – 15th (ind sabre)
FIE WCh: 2013 – 97th (ind sabre); 2010 – 60th (ind sabre); 2007 – 64th (ind sabre)