sport news Craig Fallon dead: Former world judo champion for Team GB dies aged 36

Former world judo champion Craig Fallon dies at the age of 36 Craig Fallon has died at the age of 36, with the reason being unconfirmed  Fallon was the last British judoka to win a world title, doing so in Cairo in 2005  He won the Commonwealth title in 2002 and finished 7th at the Beijing Olympics Fallon, who died on Monday, leaves behind a partner and son 

By Eleanor Crooks Press Association Sport

Published: 15:21 BST, 16 July 2019 | Updated: 15:25 BST, 16 July 2019

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Former world judo champion Craig Fallon has died at the age of 36.

Fallon was the last British judoka to win a world title, doing so in the -60 kilograms class in Cairo in 2005, and is one of only two British men, alongside Neil Adams, to be world and European champion at the same time.

Fallon, who died on Monday, also won the Commonwealth title for England in 2002 and finished seventh at the Beijing Olympics in 2008 before retiring three years later.

Former world judo champion and Team GB star Craig Fallon has died at the age of 36

Former world judo champion and Team GB star Craig Fallon has died at the age of 36

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