Switzerland at the 1994 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 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer
Competitors 59 (41 men, 18 women) in 10 sports
Flag bearer Gustav Weder (bobsleigh)
Medals
Rank: 8
Gold
3
Silver
4
Bronze
2
Total
9
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Switzerland competed at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Schneider, VreniVreni Schneider Alpine skiing Women's slalom
 Gold Weder, GustavGustav Weder
Acklin, DonatDonat Acklin
Bobsleigh Two-man
 Gold Schönbächler, AndreasAndreas Schönbächler Freestyle skiing Men's aerials
 Silver Kälin, UrsUrs Kälin Alpine skiing Men's giant slalom
 Silver Schneider, VreniVreni Schneider Alpine skiing Women's combined
 Silver Götschi, RetoReto Götschi
Acklin, GuidoGuido Acklin
Bobsleigh Two-man
 Silver Weder, GustavGustav Weder
Acklin, DonatDonat Acklin
Meier, KurtKurt Meier
Semeraro, DomenicoDomenico Semeraro
Bobsleigh Four-man
 Bronze Schneider, VreniVreni Schneider Alpine skiing Women's giant slalom
 Bronze Cuendet, Jean-YvesJean-Yves Cuendet
Kempf, HippolytHippolyt Kempf
Schaad, AndreasAndreas Schaad
Nordic combined Men's team

Alpine skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Time Time Rank
Franz Heinzer Downhill DNF
Franco Cavegn 1:47.15 23
William Besse 1:46.76 16
Daniel Mahrer 1:46.55 14
William Besse Super-G DNF
Daniel Mahrer DNF
Paul Accola 1:34.37 14
Marco Hangl 1:33.75 10
Steve Locher Giant Slalom DNF DNF
Michael von Grünigen DNF DNF
Paul Accola 1:30.21 1:24.75 2:54.96 19
Urs Kälin 1:28.70 1:23.78 2:52.48 2nd
Paul Accola Slalom 1:04.45 1:03.11 2:07.56 17
Michael von Grünigen 1:03.94 1:01.94 2:05.88 15
Andrea Zinsli 1:02.87 1:02.07 2:04.94 11
Patrick Staub 1:02.46 1:01.73 2:04.19 9

Men's combined

Athlete Downhill Slalom Total
Time Time 1 Time 2 Total time Rank
Paul Accola 1:39.41 50.75 49.28 3:19.44 6
Steve Locher 1:39.34 52.57 49.30 3:21.21 12
Marcel Sulliger 1:39.30 53.61 51.09 3:24.00 17
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Time Time Rank
Vreni Schneider Downhill 1:39.35 33
Heidi Zeller-Bähler 1:38.78 28
Heidi Zurbriggen 1:38.46 22
Chantal Bournissen Super-G DNF
Heidi Zurbriggen DNF
Heidi Zeller-Bähler 1:23.53 16
Karin Roten Giant Slalom 1:23.22 1:13.33 2:36.55 16
Heidi Zeller-Bähler 1:23.14 1:12.00 2:35.14 9
Corinne Rey-Bellet 1:21.71 DNF
Vreni Schneider 1:21.29 1:11.68 2:32.97 3rd
Christine von Grünigen Slalom 1:00.76 57.10 1:57.86 6
Martina Accola 1:00.45 59.58 2:00.03 17
Vreni Schneider 59.68 56.33 1:56.01 1st
Gabi Zingre 59.62 58.18 1:57.80 5

Women's combined

Athlete Downhill Slalom Total
Time Time 1 Time 2 Total time Rank
vreni Schneider 1:28.91 49.75 46.63 3:05.29 2nd

Biathlon[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
10 km Sprint Daniel Hediger 8 33:05.6 63
Jean-Marc Chabloz 3 32:35.6 60
Event Athlete Time Misses Adjusted time 2 Rank
20 km Jean-Marc Chabloz 58:27.9 4 1'02:27.9 45
Hanspeter Knobel 1'00:42.8 1 1'01:42.8 33
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 52.33 1 52.91 3 52.72 2 52.85 1 3:30.81 1st
SUI-2 Reto Götschi
Guido Acklin
Two-man 52.38 2 52.76 1 52.79 4 52.93 3 3:30.86 2nd
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
Kurt Meier
Domenico Semeraro
Four-man 51.80 4 51.87 1 52.04 1 52.13 1 3:27.84 2nd
SUI-2 Christian Meili
René Schmidheiny
Gerold Löffler
Christian Reich
Four-man 51.98 7 52.16 5 52.58 15 52.61 14 3:29.33 7

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
10 km
C
Wilhelm Aschwanden 27:27.2 60
Giachem Guidon 27:09.1 48
Hans Diethelm 27:03.1 46
Jeremias Wigger 25:55.4 22
15 km
pursuit1
F
Wilhelm Aschwanden 43:57.4 56
Hans Diethelm 41:12.4 30
Jeremias Wigger 38:47.9 13
30 km
F
Jürg Capol 1'22:59.9 49
Giachem Guidon 1'22:21.0 46
50 km
C
Giachem Guidon DNF
Jürg Capol 2'21:48.3 44
Hans Diethelm 2'21:01.8 41
Jeremias Wigger 2'13:40.2 16
1 Starting delay based on 10 km results.
C = Classical style, F = Freestyle
Men's 4 x 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Jeremias Wigger
Hans Diethelm
Jürg Capol
Giachem Guidon
1'47:12.2 7
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
5 km
C
Jasmin Baumann 17:00.3 60
Silke Braun-Schwager 16:11.2 42
Barbara Mettler 15:59.6 37
Sylvia Honegger 15:21.7 20
10 km
pursuit2
F
Jasmin Baumann 35:01.2 51
Silke Braun-Schwager 33:10.1 39
Barbara Mettler 31:08.3 23
Sylvia Honegger 29:30.9 11
15 km
F
Brigitte Albrecht-Loretan 46:11.9 38
Barbara Mettler 45:26.9 30
Sylvia Honegger 44:41.9 21
30 km
C
Barbara Mettler 1'36:40.8 41
Brigitte Albrecht-Loretan 1'34:55.3 37
Silke Braun-Schwager 1'34:07.4 33
Sylvia Honegger 1'31:11.6 19
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
Silke Braun-Schwager
Barbara Mettler
Brigitte Albrecht-Loretan
1'00:05.1 5

Figure skating[edit]

Women
Athlete SP FS TFP Rank
Nathalie Krieg 15 17 24.5 16

Freestyle skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Time Points Rank Time Points Rank
Jürg Biner Moguls 24.19 24.30 17 Did not advance
Herbert Kolly Aerials 129.10 22 Did not advance
Andreas Schönbächler 196.53 10 Q 234.67 1st
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Time Points Rank Time Points Rank
Sandrine Vaucher Moguls 32.45 21.99 18 Did not advance
Colette Brand Aerials 140.42 15 Did not advance
Maja Schmid 149.08 7 Q 156.90 4

Luge[edit]

Men
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Reto Gilly 52.740 31 52.555 29 52.696 30 52.436 28 3:30.427 29

Nordic combined pictogram.svg Nordic combined[edit]

Men's individual

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping
  • 15 km cross-country skiing (Start delay, based on ski jumping results.)
Athlete Event Ski Jumping Cross-country
time
Total
rank
Points Rank
Markus Wüst Individual 167.5 46 52:26.7 46
Andreas Schaad 198.0 20 45:04.1 15
Hippolyt Kempf 216.5 9 42:53.2 6
Jean-Yves Cuendet 222.0 7 43:03.5 7

Men's Team

Three participants per team.

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping
  • 10 km cross-country skiing (Start delay, based on ski jumping results.)
Athletes Ski jumping Cross-country
time
Total
rank
Points Rank
Jean-Yves Cuendet
Andreas Schaad
Hippolyt Kempf
643.5 3 1'30:39.9 3rd

Ski jumping pictogram.svg Ski jumping[edit]

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Distance Points Points Rank
Martin Trunz Normal hill 88.5 112.5 68.5 62.5 175.0 40
Sylvain Freiholz 94.0 121.5 79.5 91.5 213.0 25
Martin Trunz Large hill 77.0 27.6 89.0 56.7 84.3 51
Sylvain Freiholz 97.0 72.6 91.5 61.7 134.3 36

Speed skating[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
5000 m Martin Feigenwinter 7:02.12 28

References[edit]