Juan Antonio Saavedra Reinaldo

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

Juan Antonio Saavedra
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Personal information
Full nameJuan Antonio Saavedra Reinaldo
Born (1973-11-21) 21 November 1973 (age 49)
Pontevedra, Spain
Country Spain
SportShooting (SH1-SH2)
Coached byManuel Sainz


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


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 Galician Manuel Brage who finished third.[2] He also finished first in the R5 event.[4] Competing at the 2013 IPC European Championships, he finished first in the R3 event.[2][5]


  1. ^ a b c d "Biografías" (in Spanish). Spain: Comité Paralímpico Español. 2012. Archived from the original on 30 March 2017. Retrieved 20 July 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. 17 November 2013. Retrieved 21 November 2013.
  3. ^ "El paralímpico extremeño Enrique Floriano recibe la Medalla de la Real Orden al Mérito Deportivo" (in Spanish). Region Digital. 29 October 2013. Retrieved 21 November 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. 16 November 2013. Retrieved 21 November 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 21 November 2013.

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