Juan Antonio Saavedra Reinaldo

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Juan Antonio Saavedra Reinaldo
Juan Antonio Saavedra.jpg
Personal information
Nationality Spanish
Born (1973-11-21) November 21, 1973 (age 40)
Granada
Sport
Country  Spain
Sport Shooting (SH1-SH2)
This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Saavedra and the second or maternal family name is Reinaldo.

Juan Antonio Saavedra Reinaldo (born November 21, 1973 in Pontevedra) is a shooter from Spain.[1]

Personal[edit]

He has a disability,[1] and is Galician.[2] In 2013, he was awarded the silver Real Orden al Mérito Deportivo.[3]

Shooting[edit]

Saavedra is an SH1-SH2 type shooter.[1]

He competed at the 2000 Summer Paralympics, 2004 Summer Paralympics and 2012 Summer Paralympics. At the 2012 Games, he earned a silver in the Free rifle lying R6, Mixed gender SH1 event.[1]

He competed at the 2013 Spanish national championships, where finished first in the R3 event by beating Catalan shooter Miquel Orobitg and fellow Galacian Manuel Brage who finished third.[2] He also finished first in the R5 event.[4] Competing at the 2013 IPC European Championships, he finished finished first in the R3 event.[2][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Biografías" (in Spanish). Spain: Comité Paralímpico Español. 2012. Retrieved July 20, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Juan Antonio Saavedra, campeón de España de Tiro Olímpico en R3 – Juegos paralímpicos – Noticias, última hora, vídeos y fotos de Juegos paralímpicos en lainformacion.com" (in Spanish). Noticias.lainformacion.com. November 17, 2013. Retrieved November 21, 2013. 
  3. ^ "El paralímpico extremeño Enrique Floriano recibe la Medalla de la Real Orden al Mérito Deportivo" (in Spanish). Region Digital. October 29, 2013. Retrieved November 21, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Deportes. juan antonio saavedra buscará el triunfo en el campeonato de espana de tiro olímpico en r3 y r5" (in Spanish). elEconomista.es. 2013-11-16. Retrieved November 21, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Deportes. Juan Antonio Saavedra se queda con el título en el Campeonato de España de Tiro Olímpico en R3" (in Spanish). Diariosigloxxi.com. Retrieved November 21, 2013.