Mark Shaw /

Mark  Shaw

Sport

Judo

Biography

Mark started judo at the age of six and has been competing on and off for nearly 18 years. A regular in the GB junior and senior squads and after going to Liverpool University he joined the Royal Navy in 2002 as a Mine Clearance Diving Officer.

He returned to regular training in 2012 and following a podium finish at the British Championships in 2013 earned a place back on the GB Senior squad.

The 36 year-old had been released by the Navy to allow for him to train full-time and to prepare for Glasgow 2014, where he won a bronze medal.