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Miquel Orobitg Guitart

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Classification
SH1

Further personal information

Residence
Llagostera, ESP
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Catalan, French, German, Italian, Spanish, English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport at age 15 in Mannedorf, Switzerland.

International debut

Year
1994
Competing for
Spain
Location
Linz

General interest

Hobbies
Shooting, watching TV, listening to music. (Athlete, 04 Jan 2011)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning the team title at the 1998 World Championships in Santander, Spain. (Athlete, 04 Jan 2011)
Hero / Idol
Swedish Paralympic shooter Jonas Jacobsson. (Athlete, 04 Jan 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Participating is more important than winning." (Athlete, 04 Jan 2011)
Impairment
He was born with spina bifida. (Athlete, 04 Jan 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games (Atlanta, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Air Rifle Standing SH1 Preliminary 20
Mixed Air Rifle Prone SH1 Preliminary 42
Men's Air Rifle 3x40 SH1 Preliminary 21
Men's Free Rifle 3x40 SH1 Preliminary 13
Mixed English Match SH1 Preliminary 27
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Free Rifle Prone SH1 Qualification 36
Mixed Air Rifle Prone SH1 Qualification 27
Men's Free Rifle 3x40 SH1 Qualification 18
Men's Air Rifle Standing SH1 Qualification 22
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Free Rifle 3x40 SH1 Preliminary 24
Mixed Air Rifle Prone SH1 Preliminary 9
Men's Air Rifle Standing SH1 Preliminary 17
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Free Rifle 3x40 SH1 Preliminary 14
Mixed Free Rifle Prone SH1 Preliminary 23
Men's Air Rifle Standing SH1 Preliminary 3
Men's Air Rifle Standing SH1 Final Round 4
Mixed Air Rifle Prone SH1 Preliminary 32
2010 IPC Shooting World Championships (Zagreb, Croatia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Qualification 2010-07-17 31
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2010-07-19 47
Men's 50m Free Rifle 3x40 SH1 Qualification 2010-07-20 18
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2010-07-23 30
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Elimination 2010-07-23 25
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R1 - Men's 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH1 Qualification 2012-08-31 27
R3 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Prone SH1 Qualification 2012-09-01 33
R6 - Mixed 50 m Rifle Prone SH1 Qualification 2012-09-04 44
R7 - Men's 50 m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 Qualification 2012-09-05 22