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MARK Bradley
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC Australia   
GenderMen
Age61
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH2
Further Personal Information
Higher education
Teaching - University of Auckland: New Zealand
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up shooting in 2004. He began competing in 2009.
Why this sport?
He was told that if he started a sport and physical training, he would not need to go to physiotherapy any longer.
Club / Team
Queensland Target Sports: Australia
Name of coach
Miro Sipek [national]
Senior International Debut
Year
2010
Competing for
Australia
General Interest
Nicknames
Brad (cplqld.org.au, 14 Feb 2011)
Hobbies
Working with service dogs. (paralympic.org.au, 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Setting an Oceanian record by shooting 600/600 in the R5 10m air rifle prone SH2 event at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (paralympic.org.au, 2016)
Hero / Idol
Australian Para shooter Ashley Adams, Australian wheelchair racer Kurt Fearnley. (paralympic.org.au, 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." [Ralph Waldo Emerson] (marayke.com, 09 Dec 2010)
Impairment
He has incomplete quadriplegia as the result of the effects of bacterial meningitis contracted at age 35. (paralympic.org.au, 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
10 2012 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 600
9 2012 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 598
Qualification 2016 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 627.2
Qualification 2016 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 627.3
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
27 2006 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2  
25 2006 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2  
8 2006 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 672.5
10 2010 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2  
21 2010 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2  
24 2014 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 625.5
16 2014 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 632.0
World Cup (Szczecin)
Rank Year Event Result
8 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 81.4
11 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 629.3
11 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 628.1
55 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 560.0 DNF
3 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 187.6
2 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 211.7
11 2016 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 627.1
17 2016 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 630.3