Switzerland at the 1960 Winter Olympics

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

Switzerland at the
1960 Winter Olympics
Flag of Switzerland.svg
IOC codeSUI
NOCSwiss Olympic Association
Websitewww.swissolympic.ch (in German and French)
in Squaw Valley
Competitors21 (14 men, 7 women) in 4 sports
Flag bearerAndreas Däscher
Medals
Ranked 8th
Gold
2
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
2
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Gold Roger Staub Alpine skiing Men's giant slalom February 21
  Gold Yvonne Rüegg Alpine skiing Women's giant slalom February 23

Alpine skiingEdit

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  
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  
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 skiingEdit

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 × 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Fritz Kocher
Marcel Huguenin
Lorenz Possa
Alphonse Baume
2'29:36.8 8

Figure skatingEdit

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

Ski jumpingEdit

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

ReferencesEdit