Fallon, who was head of teaching at Welsh Judo, was topped -60kg world champion in 2005, the third and most up-to-date British judoka to realize the feat.
He then went on to assert the European title in Finland the next 12 months and retired from the game in 2011.
In keeping with West Mercia Police, a physique was present in The Wrekin, a preferred strolling spot within the English Midlands, shortly earlier than 5.30am on July 15. No reason for demise has been launched however it isn’t at the moment being handled as suspicious.
Fallon began teaching in Austria following his retirement and took up his publish with Welsh Judo in April.
Solely the third Briton after Neil Adams in 1981 and Graeme Randall in 1999 to win a world title, Fallon additionally received Commonwealth gold for England in 2002.
“Understanding Craig from the age of 15, I can look again on our time working along with fond reminiscences and enjoyable occasions,” stated Fallon’s former coach Fitzroy Davis.
“On the pinnacle of his profession successful the world championships in Cairo 2005, he was in my eyes one of many true greats of British Judo. His dedication to the game he beloved will stick with me without end and I’ll cherish the time we spent collectively.
“Craig will probably be an enormous loss to the game, however I hope his achievements and his unimaginable story will encourage future generations to return.”