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Bradley Mark

Shooting

Biography

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]

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)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2010 IPC Shooting World Championships (Zagreb, Croatia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2010-07-21 9
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2010-07-24 21
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R5 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Prone SH2 Qualification 2012-09-01 10
R4 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH2 Qualification 2012-09-02 9
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships (Suhl, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2014-07-21 24
Team R4 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2014-07-21 4
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2014-07-23 16
Team R5 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2014-07-23 7
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R4 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH2 Qualification 2016-09-10 12
R5 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Prone SH2 Qualification 2016-09-13 29