Miquel Orobitg Guitart

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Juan Emilio Gutierrez Berenguel
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Nationality Spanish
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Country  Spain
Sport Shooting

Miquel Orobitg Guitart is a Spanish disability shooter who has represented Spain at the 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, and 2012 Summer Paralympics.

Personal[edit]

Orobitg is from the Catalan region of Spain.[1]

Shooting[edit]

Orobitg is an SH1 classified shooter.[2][3] He competed at the 2008 Summer Paralympics.[4] He competed at the 2012 City of Oviedo Olympic Shooting Challenge, finishing second with 596 points in the R3 air rifle probe 10 meters SH1 event.[3] He qualified for London in May 2012 with a low B qualification score, which at the time meet the minimum qualifying standards.[5] He left for London from Madrid in late August.[6][7]

Orobitg competed at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in the R1 air rifle standing 10 meters event.[8] He competed against Natascha Hiltrop of Germany in the mixed R6-50m Rifle Prone- SH1 round.[9] He lost in the qualifying round of the 50 meter rife event.[10] He was one of three Spanish shooters at the Games.[11] He competed at the 2013 Spanish national championships, finishing second in the R3 class event with 622.2 points.[1][2][12] Prior to attending the event, he participated in a national team training camp.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Juan Antonio Saavedra se queda con el título en el Campeonato de España de Tiro Olímpico en R3" (in Spanish). Spain: MARCA.com. 2013-11-17. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Deportes. Juan Antonio Saavedra buscará el triunfo en el Campeonato de España de Tiro Olímpico en R3 y R5-Servimedia-Noticias-Sociedad" (in Spanish). Spain: Servimedia.es. Retrieved 28 December 2013. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ a b "Deportes" (in Spanish). Spain: Elheraldodealcala.es. Retrieved 28 December 2013. [permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "Tiro Ol¡mpico F A Soriano" (in Spanish). Spain: Mallorca Confidencial. 2012-05-06. Archived from the original on 18 August 2012. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "El tirador de la sección deportiva MIFAS, Miquel Orobitg, obtiene la clasificación para los JJPP de Londres 2012 - Tiro olímpico — Esto es DxT" (in Spanish). Spain: Estoesdxt.es. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "Parten a Londres los paralímpicos españoles de esgrima, remo, tiro olímpico y vela" (in Spanish). Spain: Canalsur.es. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  7. ^ "Los paralímpicos españoles de esgrima, remo, tiro olímpico y vela partirán este miércoles a Londres — Deportes — El Periódico de Aragón" (in Spanish). Spain: Elperiodicodearagon.com. 2012-08-21. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  8. ^ "Primer oro y tres bronces mĂĄs para EspaĂąa, debuta la tinerfeĂąa Michelle Alonso" (in Spanish). Spain: Diario de Avisos. Retrieved December 24, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Miquel Orobitg Guitart Of Spain And Natascha Hiltrop Of... News Photo | Getty Images UK | 151217533". Gettyimages.co.uk. 2012-09-04. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  10. ^ "Españoles en Londres / Día 7 Paralímpicos" (in Spanish). Spain: Martiperarnau.com. 2013-05-03. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  11. ^ "El gallego Juan Saavedra hace diana en los próximos Juegos Paralímpicos | Web del Observatorio Estatal de la Discapacidad" (in Spanish). Spain: Observatoriodeladiscapacidad.es. Retrieved 28 December 2013. [permanent dead link]
  12. ^ "Nuevo éxito del pontevedrés Juan Antonio Saavedra al proclamarse campeón de España de Tiro Olímpico" (in Spanish). Spain: Pontevedra Viva. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  13. ^ "Concluye la concentración técnica del equipo paralímpico de tiro — Tiro olímpico — Esto es DxT" (in Spanish). Spain: Estoesdxt.es. Retrieved 28 December 2013.