Markus Eggler

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Markus Eggler
Curler
Career
World Championship
appearances
7 (1991, 1992, 1994
2001, 2005, 2007, 2009)
European Championship
appearances
5 (1993, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2009)

Markus Eggler (born January 22, 1969 in Thun) is a retired Swiss curler from Münchenstein.

Eggler was the skip of the Swiss team at the 1986, 1987 and 1989 World Junior Curling Championships. At the 1989 event, he won a bronze medal. He then skipped the Swiss team at the World Curling Championships in 1991, 1992 and 1994. He was the world champion in 1992 when his Swiss team defeated Hammy McMillan's Scottish team in the final 6-3. Eggler won a bronze at the 1994 World Championships and a bronze at the 1993 European Curling Championships.

After 1994, Eggler would not return to international curling until 2000 when he played third for Andreas Schwaller at the European Championships. At the 2001 World Curling Championships, he played lead for Christof Schwaller and won the silver medal. At the 2001 European Championships, he won a silver playing second for Andreas Schwaller. Still playing second for Schwaller, Eggler won a bronze medal at the 2002 Winter Olympics. Eggler continues to play second for Andreas.

Eggler announced his retirement from curling in 2010.

Teammates[edit]

2010 Vancouver Olympic Games

Ralph Stöckli, Skip

Jan Hauser, Third

Simon Strübin, Lead

Toni Müller, Alternate

2002 Salt Lake City Olympic Games

Andreas Schwaller, Skip

Christof Schwaller, Third

Damian Grichting, Lead

Marco Ramstein, Alternate

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