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BEVIS James
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC Great Britain   
GenderMen
Age42
Place of BirthHereford, ENG
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH2
Further Personal Information
Marital status
* unknown *
Residence
Dawlish, ENG
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began competing in 2000, two years after injuring his arm in a motorcycle accident.
Why this sport?
"I love competing and the pressure of it."
Name of coach
Pasan Kularatne [national]
Training Regime
He trains at Stoke Mandeville Stadium in Aylesbury, England.
General Interest
Nicknames
Jim, Bev, Bevis (channel4.com, 02 Aug 2012)
Hobbies
Fishing. (Twitter profile, 15 Apr 2016)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2014 Sportsperson with an Impairment of the Year at the Teignbridge Sports Awards in England. (teignbridge.gov.uk, 28 Nov 2014)

He was named the 2011 Herefordshire Sports Para Sportsperson of the Year in England. (herefordtimes.com, 28 Jun 2012)
Impairment
He injured his right arm in a motorcycle accident in 1998. (torquayheraldexpress.co.uk, 06 Apr 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
19 2008 Air Rifle Prone SH2 594
19 2008 Air Rifle Standing SH2 589
3 2012 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 705.9
Qualification 2016 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 624.3
Qualification 2016 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 625.2
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
27 2010 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2  
6 2010 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 705.3
2 2014 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 615.2
35 2014 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 620.3
6 2014 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 125.6
20 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 625.5
24 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 631.3
8 2018 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 121.8
World Cup (Stoke Mandeville)
Rank Year Event Result
5 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 146.6
13 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 620.5
4 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 169.1
12 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 618.4
3 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 190.0
29 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 621.0
1 2015 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 622.4
1 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 212.4
19 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 621.6
1 2015 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 620.0
5 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 146.8
9 2016 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 626.4
3 2016 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 189.0
12 2016 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 626.4
8 2016 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 82.9
5 2017 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 187.8
1 2017 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 247.4
4 2017 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 210.8
12 2018 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 613.8
12 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 626.4
24 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 628.9
1 2018 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 246.5
17 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 623.0
11 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 631.8
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2013 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 230.4
4 2013 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 619.1
4 2013 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 168.4
World Ranking (2018/01/01)
Rank Year Event Result
14 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2  
14 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2  
1 2018 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2  
14 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2  
14 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2  
1 2018 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2