Switzerland at the 1968 Winter Olympics

Switzerland competed at the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France.

Switzerland at the
1968 Winter Olympics
Flag of Switzerland.svg
IOC codeSUI
NOCSwiss Olympic Association
Websitewww.swissolympic.ch (in German and French)
in Grenoble
Competitors34 (29 men, 5 women) in 7 sports
Flag bearerAlois Kälin (nordic combined)
Medals
Ranked 14th
Gold
0
Silver
2
Bronze
4
Total
6
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Silver Willy Favre Alpine skiing Men's giant slalom
  Silver Alois Kälin Nordic combined Men's individual
  Bronze Jean-Daniel Dätwyler Alpine skiing Men's downhill
  Bronze Fernande Bochatay Alpine skiing Women's giant slalom
  Bronze Jean Wicki
Hans Candrian
Willi Hofmann
Walter Graf
Bobsleigh Four-man
  Bronze Josef Haas Cross-country skiing Men's 50 km

Alpine skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Dumeng Giovanoli Downhill 2:02.98 16
Jos Minsch 2:02.76 14
Edy Bruggmann 2:02.36 10
Jean-Daniel Dätwyler 2:00.32  
Stefan Kälin Giant Slalom 1:48.98 29 1:51.44 31 3:40.42 28
Dumeng Giovanoli 1:46.13 11 1:47.42 6 3:33.55 7
Edy Bruggmann 1:46.00 10 1:48.91 11 3:34.91 12
Willy Favre 1:43.94 2 1:47.56 7 3:31.50  
Men's slalom
Athlete Heat 1 Heat 2 Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time 1 Rank Time 2 Rank Total Rank
Andreas Sprecher 54.78 3 52.99 1 QF 51.91 24 DSQ DSQ
Willy Favre 53.65 1 QF DSQ DSQ
Peter Frei 55.66 2 QF 50.04 12 51.94 15 1:41.98 10
Dumeng Giovanoli 51.14 1 QF 49.89 6 50.33 3 1:40.22 4
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Vreni Inäbnit Downhill 1:45.16 18
Madeleine Wuilloud 1:44.49 16
Annerösli Zryd 1:43.76 11
Fernande Bochatay 1:42.87 7
Madeleine Wuilloud Giant Slalom DNF
Vreni Inäbnit 1:58.50 19
Annerösli Zryd 1:57.60 13
Fernande Bochatay 1:54.74  
Fernande Bochatay Slalom DSQ DSQ
Vreni Inäbnit 45.45 21 49.73 16 1:35.18 17
Madeleine Wuilloud 44.86 19 48.41 12 1:33.27 13
Annerösli Zryd 42.97 11 48.44 13 1:31.41 11

BobsleighEdit

Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
SUI-1 Jean Wicki
Hans Candrian
Two-man 1:10.60 4 1:11.72 7 1:12.01 10 1:12.65 13 4:46.98 9
SUI-2 René Stadler
Max Forster
Two-man 1:11.60 10 1:12.74 15 1:12.36 12 1:12.46 11 4:49.16 10
Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
SUI-1 Jean Wicki
Hans Candrian
Willi Hofmann
Walter Graf
Four-man 1:10.65 7 1:07.39 1 2:18.04  
SUI-2 René Stadler
Hansruedi Müller
Robert Zimmermann
Ernst Schmidt
Four-man 1:11.02 10 1:08.81 13 2:19.83 12

Cross-country skiingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Konrad Hischier 52:06.4 35
Albert Giger 51:26.6 30
Flury Koch 50:37.2 19
Josef Haas 50:34.8 18
30 km Fritz Stuessi 1'43:57.8 35
Florian Koch 1'43:06.9 32
Konrad Hischier 1'42:26.1 30
Denis Mast 1'41:58.8 28
50 km Denis Mast DNF
Franz Kälin 2'44:29.7 37
Alois Kälin 2'36:40.8 23
Josef Haas 2'29:14.8  
Men's 4 × 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Konrad Hischier
Josef Haas
Flury Koch
Alois Kälin
2'15:32.4 5

Figure skatingEdit

Women
Athlete CF FS Points Places Rank
Charlotte Walter 21 26 1571.5 202.5 22

Nordic combinedEdit

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping (Three jumps, best two counted and shown here.)
  • 15 km cross-country skiing
Athlete Event Ski Jumping Cross-country Total
Distance 1 Distance 2 Points Rank Time Points Rank Points Rank
Alois Kälin Individual 71.0 69.5 193.2 24 47:21.5 254.79 1 447.99  

Ski jumpingEdit

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Distance Points Points Rank
Josef Zehnder Normal hill 73.5 65.4 67.5 (fall) 88.8 154.2 52
Josef Zehnder Large hill 84.0 81.5 79.5 71.7 153.2 47

Speed skatingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Hansruedi Widmer 43.7 44
Ruedi Uster 43.6 43
1500 m Franz Krienbühl 2:16.3 48
Hansruedi Widmer 2:16.1 47
5000 m Ruedi Uster 8:12.2 35
Franz Krienbühl 8:08.9 34

ReferencesEdit