Switzerland at the 1992 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 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville
Competitors 74 (57 men, 17 women) in 8 sports
Flag bearer Vreni Schneider, Alpine Skiing
Medals
Rank: 14
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
2
Total
3
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Switzerland competed at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France. Nicolas Bochatay, a member of the delegation was to represent the country in the speed skiing finals, but he was killed in a fatal accident on the morning of the day of the competition he was to compete in.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Weder, GustavGustav Weder
Acklin, DonatDonat Acklin
Bobsleigh Two-man
 Bronze Locher, SteveSteve Locher Alpine skiing Men's combined
 Bronze Weder, GustavGustav Weder
Acklin, DonatDonat Acklin
Schindelholz, LorenzLorenz Schindelholz
Morell, CurdinCurdin Morell
Bobsleigh Four-man

Alpine skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Time Time Rank
Paul Accola Downhill DNF
Xavier Gigandet 1:52.50 15
Daniel Mahrer 1:52.39 13
Franz Heinzer 1:51.39 6
Franz Heinzer Super-G DNF
Urs Kälin 1:15.22 14
Paul Accola 1:14.60 10
Marco Hangl 1:13.90 6
Michael von Grünigen Giant Slalom 1:06.95 1:03.72 2:10.67 13
Hans Pieren 1:06.34 1:03.23 2:09.57 11
Steve Locher 1:05.80 DNF DNF
Paul Accola 1:04.88 1:03.14 2:08.02 4
Steve Locher Slalom DNF DNF
Michael von Grünigen 53.62 52.80 1:46.42 7
Paul Accola 52.64 52.98 1:45.62 6
Patrick Staub 52.56 52.88 1:45.44 4

Men's combined

Athlete Downhill Slalom Total
Time Time 1 Time 2 Points Rank
William Besse 1:46.66 DNF DNF
Steve Locher 1:46.53 49.90 51.54 18.16 3rd
Paul Accola 1:45.73 56.08 59.71 90.96 21
Xavier Gigandet 1:45.61 53.35 53.84 41.21 8
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Time Time Rank
Chantal Bournissen Downhill DNF
Marlis Spescha 1:55.83 21
Heidi Zeller-Bähler 1:54.73 13
Heidi Zurbriggen 1:54.04 10
Heidi Zurbriggen Super-G DNF
Chantal Bournissen DNF
Heidi Zeller-Bähler 1:24.51 11
Zoë Haas 1:24.31 10
Heidi Zurbriggen Giant Slalom DSQ DSQ
Vreni Schneider DNF DNF
Corinne Rey-Bellet 1:08.89 1:08.70 2:17.59 17
Zoë Haas 1:07.77 1:10.12 2:17.89 18
Annick Bonzon Slalom 49.94 DNF DNF
Christine von Grünigen 49.84 45.89 1:35.73 13
Katrin Neuenschwander 49.20 45.08 1:34.28 9
Vreni Schneider 48.66 45.30 1:33.96 7

Women's combined

Athlete Downhill Slalom Total
Time Time 1 Time 2 Points Rank
Heidi Zurbriggen DSQ DSQ
Chantal Bournissen 1:26.92 35.33 35.36 24.98 4
Heidi Zeller-Bähler 1:26.90 37.63 38.45 69.07 14

Biathlon[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
10 km Sprint Jean-Marc Chabloz 3 30:32.9 77
Event Athlete Time Misses Adjusted time 2 Rank
20 km Jean-Marc Chabloz 59:45.6 4 1'03:45.6 54
1 A penalty loop of 150 metres had to be skied per missed target.
2 One minute added per missed target.

Bobsleigh[edit]

Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
SUI-1 Gustav Weder
Donat Acklin
Two-man 1:00.49 9 1:00.97 3 1:00.84 1 1:00.96 1 4:03.26 1st
SUI-2 Christian Meili
Christian Reich
Two-man 1:00.23 3 1:01.31 11 1:01.44 9 1:01.38 10 4:04.36 10
Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
SUI-1 Gustav Weder
Donat Acklin
Lorenz Schindelholz
Curdin Morell
Four-man 57.97 2 58.78 6 58.59 3 58.79 3 3:54.13 3rd
SUI-2 Christian Meili
Bruno Gerber
Christian Reich
Gerold Löffler
Four-man 58.15 5 58.75 5 58.59 3 58.89 8 3:54.38 5

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
10 km
C
Hans Diethelm 31:41.8 50
André Jungen 31:41.2 49
Giachem Guidon 31:23.9 44
15 km
pursuit1
F
Hans Diethelm 44:16.4 44
Giachem Guidon 43:06.1 34
André Jungen 42:56.3 31
30 km
C
Hans Diethelm 1'30:13.2 36
Giachem Guidon 1'28:44.5 25
50 km
F
André Jungen 2'20:32.1 47
Hans Diethelm 2'14:41.6 30
Giachem Guidon 2'10:55.0 15
1 Starting delay based on 10 km results.
C = Classical style, F = Freestyle
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
5 km
C
Elvira Knecht 16:05.5 44
Barbara Mettler 15:33.7 32
Brigitte Albrecht-Loretan 15:09.5 20
Sylvia Honegger 15:03.4 15
10 km
pursuit2
F
Barbara Mettler 31:16.3 42
Brigitte Albrecht-Loretan 30:28.8 37
Elvira Knecht 30:17.2 36
Sylvia Honegger 28:17.7 13
15 km
C
Silke Braun-Schwager DNF
Natascia Leonardi Cortesi 46:32.7 25
Sylvia Honegger 45:33.7 16
30 km
F
Natascia Leonardi Cortesi 1'33:21.0 31
Elvira Knecht 1'32:35.6 26
Sylvia Honegger 1'30:16.6 19
Brigitte Albrecht-Loretan 1'29:54.3 17
2 Starting delay based on 5 km results.
C = Classical style, F = Freestyle
Women's 4 x 5 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Sylvia Honegger
Brigitte Albrecht-Loretan
Natascia Leonardi Cortesi
Elvira Knecht
1'02:54.1 9

Freestyle skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Time Points Rank Time Points Rank
Bernard Brandt Moguls 35.58 14.82 39 Did not advance
Petsch Moser 31.06 18.56 29 Did not advance
Thomas Lagler 32.63 22.02 17 Did not advance
Jürg Biner 32.00 23.02 11 Q 32.60 22.69 10
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Time Points Rank Time Points Rank
Conny Kissling Moguls 40.83 17.46 13 Did not advance

Ice hockey[edit]

Group B[edit]

Twelve participating teams were placed in two groups. After playing a round-robin, the top four teams in each group advanced to the Medal Round while the last two teams competed in the Consolation Round for the 9th to 12th places.

     Team advanced to the Final Round
     Team sent to compete in the Consolation Round
Team GP W L T GF GA DIF PTS
 Canada 5 4 1 0 28 9 19 8
Unified Team 5 4 1 0 32 10 22 8
 Czechoslovakia 5 4 1 0 25 15 10 8
 France 5 2 3 0 14 22 -8 4
 Switzerland 5 1 4 0 13 25 -12 2
 Norway 5 0 5 0 7 38 -31 0
Unified Team 8:1  Switzerland
 Canada 6:1  Switzerland
 France 4:3  Switzerland
 Switzerland 6:3  Norway
 Czechoslovakia 4:2  Switzerland

Consolation round 9th-12th places[edit]

 Switzerland 7:2  Poland

9th Place Match

 Norway 5:2  Switzerland 10th

Contestants

Nordic combined pictogram.svg Nordic combined[edit]

Men's individual

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping (Best two out of three jumps.)
  • 15 km cross-country skiing (Start delay, based on ski jumping results.)
Athlete Event Ski Jumping Cross-country Total
Points Rank Start at Time Rank
Urs Niedhart Individual 179.3 41 +5:28.0 54:07.4 38
Hippolyt Kempf 189.7 36 +4:18.7 50:24.5 26
Marco Zarucchi 201.1 20 +3:02.7 50:55.3 29
Andreas Schaad 201.1 20 +3:02.7 48:02.1 14

Men's Team

Three participants per team.

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping (Best two out of three jumps per team member were counted.)
  • 10 km cross-country skiing (Start delay, based on ski jumping results.)
Athletes Ski jumping Cross-country Total
Points Rank Start at Time Rank
Hippolyt Kempf
Andreas Schaad
Marco Zarucchi
521.9 11 +10:16.0 1'33:38.4 10

Ski jumping pictogram.svg Ski jumping[edit]

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Distance Points Points Rank
Markus Gähler Normal hill 80.5 90.8 79.0 89.4 180.2 44
Martin Trunz 80.0 92.0 80.5 90.8 182.8 41
Sylvain Freiholz 83.0 97.8 81.5 93.4 191.2 24
Stefan Zünd 83.0 100.8 80.0 94.0 194.8 20
Markus Gähler Large hill 100.0 77.0 90.5 61.7 138.7 35
Sylvain Freiholz 99.0 77.6 108.5 93.4 171.0 14
Martin Trunz 105.0 87.0 88.5 60.4 147.4 31
Stefan Zünd 104.0 87.1 94.5 71.8 158.9 22
Men's team large hill
Athletes Result
Points 1 Rank
Markus Gähler
Stefan Zünd
Sylvain Freiholz
Martin Trunz
537.9 8
1 Four teams members performed two jumps each. The best three were counted.

References[edit]