Switzerland at the 1960 Winter Olympics

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Switzerland at the Olympic Games

Flag of Switzerland
IOC code  SUI
NOC Swiss Olympic Association
Website www.swissolympic.ch (German) (French)
At the 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley
Competitors 21 (14 men, 7 women) in 4 sports
Flag bearer Andreas Däscher
Medals
Rank: 8
Gold
2
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
2
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Switzerland competed at the 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley, United States.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Staub, RogerRoger Staub Alpine skiing Men's giant slalom February 21
 Gold Rüegg, YvonneYvonne Rüegg Alpine skiing Women's giant slalom February 23

Alpine skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Nando Pajarola Downhill 2:15.4 20
Jakob Arduser 2:10.9 13
Roger Staub 2:08.9 5
Willi Forrer 2:07.8 4
Nando Pajarola Giant Slalom 1:56.2 25
Fredy Brupbacher 1:55.0 22
Willi Forrer 1:53.9 20
Roger Staub 1:48.3 1st
Roger Staub Slalom DSQ DSQ
Willi Forrer 1:16.1 16 DSQ DSQ
Adolf Mathis 1:13.9 15 1:09.6 20 2:23.5 15
Georges Schneider 1:13.0 14 1:39.7 38 2:52.7 31
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Annemarie Waser Downhill DSQ
Liselotte Michel 2:01.0 35
Margrit Gertsch 1:50.4 26
Yvonne Rüegg 1:41.6 9
Annemarie Waser Giant Slalom 1:46.0 23
Liselotte Michel 1:42.5 14
Madeleine Berthod-Chamot 1:41.9 9
Yvonne Rüegg 1:39.9 1st
Yvonne Rüegg Slalom DSQ DSQ
Madeleine Berthod-Chamot 1:12.1 37 1:03.3 22 2:15.4 28
Liselotte Michel 58.8 13 59.2 6 1:58.0 5
Annemarie Waser 57.6 7 DSQ DSQ

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Konrad Hischier 57:43.9 39
Marcel Huguenin 57:36.7 37
Lorenz Possa 56:30.1 31
Alphonse Baume 55:58.9 27
30 km Fritz Kocher DNF
Lorenz Possa 2'05:41.2 32
Marcel Huguenin 2'03:25.6 28
Alphonse Baume 2'02:04.2 24
50 km Fritz Kocher DNF
Men's 4 x 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Fritz Kocher
Marcel Huguenin
Lorenz Possa
Alphonse Baume
2'29:36.8 8

Figure skating[edit]

Women
Athlete CF FS Points Places Rank
Franziska Schmidt 21 19 1141.8 184 22
Liliane Crosa 22 17 1157.4 171 20

Ski jumping pictogram.svg Ski jumping[edit]

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Rank Distance Points Rank Points Rank
Andreas Däscher Normal hill 86.0 101.1 18 77.0 100.1 24 201.2 20

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