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Juan Antonio Saavedra Reinaldo

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH1, SH2

Further personal information

Residence
Pontevedra, ESP
Occupation
Finance
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began shooting in 1991.
Why this sport?
He played handball before his amputation and wanted to remain involved in sport after his operation. He was introduced to shooting by his uncle at age 17.
Name of coach
Miguel Angel Virumbrales [national]
Handedness
Right

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"Give me somewhere to stand, and I will move the earth." (Facebook profile, 13 Aug 2016)
Famous relatives
His brother Pablo represented Spain in swimming at the 1992 Paralympic Games in Barcelona. (marca.com, 04 Sep 2012)
Impairment
At age 15 part of his left arm was amputated as the result of cancer. (marca.com, 04 Sep 2012)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
He has served as president of the Olympic Shooting Club Lucero in Pontevedra, Spain. (tiroalcorcon.com, 15 May 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2010 IPC Shooting World Championships (Zagreb, Croatia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2010-07-19 11
Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2010-07-21 25
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R3 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Prone SH1 Qualification 2012-09-01 1
R3 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Prone SH1 Final Round 2012-09-01 7
R4 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH2 Qualification 2012-09-02 15
R6 - Mixed 50 m Rifle Prone SH1 Qualification 2012-09-04 3
R6 - Mixed 50 m Rifle Prone SH1 Final Round 2012-09-04 2
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships (Suhl, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2014-07-21 26
Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2014-07-21 53
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Elimination 2014-07-22 18
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2014-07-22 21
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R3 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Prone SH1 Qualification 2016-09-10 10
R6 - Mixed 50 m Rifle Prone SH1 Qualification 2016-09-14 12
Cheongju 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships (Cheongju, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R6 - Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 11
R3 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 27