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 >
Home Club >
Poole Bay Judo Club
Occupation > Athlete
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