Marcus Bascombe

19 April 2011

Sport/Event > Judo

Weight > u73kg

Dan Grade Level > 1st Dan

Age Group > Senior

Judo Level > Squad Member

Date and Place of Birth >
1987, Poole, UK

Coached by >
Juergen Klinger and Roy Inman

Date arrived at Team Bath > 2005

Course of Study >
Foundation Degree Sport Performance part time

Length of Course >
3 years

Home Club >
Poole Bay Judo Club

Occupation > Athlete

Biography >
Marcus Bascombe was a regular visitor to the Team Bath Judo Programme since the age of 14, where he was coached by his Father Neil Bascombe at Poole Bay Judo Club. Following a spell at the former National Judo academy Marcus rejoined the Team Bath Judo Programme in 2005.

His hard work paid off when he won the 2005 Elite Performance Junior Trials beating the current European Cadet champion in the process.

Marcus was a gold medallist in the 2006 Junior A Tournament in Portugal. He is a member of the BJA Performance Development Squad, and is preparing to compete in the Beijing and London Olympic games.

Competitive Record >
Won the 2005 Elite Performance Junior Trials
Gold medallist in the 2006 Junior A tournament in Portugal

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