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SAAVEDRA Roger
Sport Para athletics
NPC Panama   
GenderMen
Age37
Place of BirthChitré, PAN
Height1.75 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
F11, T11
Further Personal Information
Residence
Chitré, PAN
Occupation
Teacher
Languages
Spanish
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
He was invited to try the sport by coach Hugo Lombardo. "I identify myself with athletics, especially with shot put and javelin throw."
Senior International Debut
Year
2018
Competing for
Panama
Location
Managua, NCA
General Interest
Hobbies
Science fiction, writing, astronomy. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Hugo Lombardo. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Panamanian Para athlete Said Gomez. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of toxoplasmosis. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
He has served as president of the Panamanian Association of Vision Impairment [APPEDIVI], president of the Panama Trekking Association and founder of the Baru Volcano Trekking project. (radiolaprimerisima.com, 02 Jul 2017; elmudo.sv, 16 Feb 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
16 2019 Shot Put F11 8.29