Switzerland at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics

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Switzerland at the
2011 World Championships in Athletics
Flag of Switzerland.svg
IAAF code SUI
National federation Swiss Athletics
Website www.swiss-athletics.ch
in Daegu
Competitors 15
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
2009
2013

Switzerland competed at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics from August 27 to September 4 in Daegu, South Korea.

Team selection[edit]

A team of 18 athletes was announced to represent the country in the event. For the first time in history, Switzerland will send two 4 × 100 m relay teams to world championships.[1] The team includes one athlete invited by the IPC for exhibition events: Manuela Schaer, 800m T53 (wheelchair) women.[2]

The following athletes appeared on the preliminary Entry List,[2] but not on the Official Start List of the specific event,[3] resulting in a total number of 15 competitors:

KEY: Did not participate Competed in another event
Event Athlete
Men 4 x 100 metres relay Aron Beyene
Women 4 x 100 metres relay Mujinga Kambundji
Marisa Lavanchy

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminaries Heats Semifinals Final
Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank
Reto Amaru Schenkel 100 metres 10.44 27 Did not advance
Reto Amaru Schenkel 200 metres 20.77 20 Q 21.18 20 Did not advance
Marc Schneeberger 200 metres 20.81 23 Did not advance
Alex Wilson 200 metres 21.25 45 Did not advance
Andreas Kundert 110 m hurdles 13.87 28 Did not advance
Pascal Mancini
Reto Amaru Schenkel
Alex Wilson
Marc Schneeberger
4 x 100 metres relay DNF Did not advance

Women[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminaries Heats Semifinals Final
Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank
Sabine Fischer 5000 metres DNS Did not advance
Lisa Urech 100 m hurdles 13.16 22 Q 12.86 9 Did not advance
Clélia Reuse
Jacqueline Gasser
Ellen Sprunger
Léa Sprunger
4 x 100 metres relay 44.04 14 Did not advance
Marie Polli 20 kilometres walk 1:40:28 35
Irène Pusterla Long jump 6.34 19 Did not advance
Nicole Büchler Pole vault 4.50 NR 16 Did not advance
Anna Katharina Schmid Pole vault 4.40 17 Did not advance

References[edit]

  1. ^ Swiss Athletics, 18 athlètes sélectionnés pour les CM de Daegu (in French), retrieved August 15, 2011 
  2. ^ a b IAAF (August 21, 2011), Entry Lists by Country (PDF), retrieved August 21, 2011 
  3. ^ IAAF, Athletes participating per day, retrieved September 12, 2011 

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