Craig Fallon Judoka

Craig Fallon

Craig Fallon

  • Country:Great Britain
  • Born:18 December 1982
  • Passed away:15 July 2019 (36 years)
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Judoka Craig Fallon became World Champion in Cairo in 2005. He won silver in 2003 in Osaka, in that year he also won silver at the European Championships. But he took the European title in 2006 in Tampere. In 2004 he was European U23 Champion and participated at the Olympic Games in 2004 and 2008. He was coached by Fitzroy Davies. He was a judo coach himself for two years in Voralberg in (West) Austria and was appointed as coach in Wales in March 2019 but died in July 2019.
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Reactions on the death of Craig Fallon

17 Jul 2019 08:00

Athletes from all over the world are shocked by the sudden death of 2005 World Champion Craig Fallon, the last Briton who became World Champion. It triggered many reactions from the world of judo including some of the current British team whether they trained with him or not, Craig made a great impression. Read more

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British judo legend Craig Fallon dies at age of 36

16 Jul 2019 12:25

The judo world is shocked by the death of World Champion Craig Fallon. He went missing on Saturday and was found dead on Monday morning aged just 36 on The Wrekin. His body was found at a hill, a beauty spot, near Wellington which is 40km west from Wolverhampton. Fallon was just appointed as head coach of the Welsh Judo Association. Read more

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Craig Fallon appointed as head coach of Wales

29 Mar 2019 15:35

The Welsh Judo Association (WJA) has today appointed former world and European champion Craig Fallon as its new Head of Coaching. World-renowned as a competitor, Fallon was crowned world champion in 2005 at the age of 23 and was the third and latest male British judoka to achieve the feat. Read more

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Judo brand Fighting Films celebrates 30 Years

24 Jan 2018 10:25

2018 marks the 30th Anniversary of Fighting Films and it’s a proud milestone. Fighting Films is a renowned name throughout the world of Judo, it may surprise you to know that this leading producer and supplier of Judo videos are in fact a small family run company. Based in Bristol, UK, they were founded by Simon Hicks, a black belt and second-generation judoka and a legend in his work. Read more

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