Switzerland at the 2004 Summer Paralympics

Switzerland competed at the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, Greece. The team included 41 athletes, 27 men and 14 women.[1] Competitors from Switzerland won 16 medals, including 2 gold, 6 silver and 8 bronze to finish 40th in the medal table.[2]

Switzerland at the
2004 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Switzerland.svg
IPC codeSUI
NPCSwiss Paralympic Committee
Websitewww.swissparalympic.ch
in Athens
Competitors41 in 8 sports
Medals
Ranked 40th
Gold
2
Silver
6
Bronze
8
Total
16
Summer Paralympics appearances

MedallistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Urs Kolly Athletics Men's long jump F44
  Gold Urs Kolly Athletics Men's pentathlon P44
  Silver Beat Bosch Athletics Men's 100m T52
  Silver Pia Schmid Athletics Women's 200m T52
  Silver Manuela Schar Athletics Women's 200m T54
  Silver Edith Hunkeler Athletics Women's 1500m T54
  Silver Edith Hunkeler Athletics Women's 5000m T54
  Silver Franz Weber Cycling Men's handcycle road race HC A
  Bronze Beat Bosch Athletics Men's 200m T52
  Bronze Marcel Hug Athletics Men's 800m T54
  Bronze Marcel Hug Athletics Men's 1500m T54
  Bronze Manuela Schar Athletics Women's 100m T54
  Bronze Franz Weber Cycling Men's handcycle time trial HC A
  Bronze Franz Nietlispach Cycling Men's handcycle time trial HC B/C
  Bronze Sara Tretola Cycling Women's bicycle time trial LC1-4 & CP 3/4
  Bronze Sandra Kalt
Karin Suter Erath
Wheelchair tennis Women's doubles

SportsEdit

ArcheryEdit

MenEdit

Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Score Seed Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Rank
Robert Lehner Men's individual W1 603 8 N/A   Antonios (FIN)
L 155-160
Did not advance

AthleticsEdit

Men's trackEdit

Athlete Class Event Heats Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Beat Bosch T52 100m N/A 17.69  
200m 32.32 3 Q N/A 32.35  
Heinz Frei T53 800m 1:40.40 4 Q N/A 1:40.11 6
T54 5000m 10:25.76 8 q N/A 10:26.64 11
10000m 21:10.07 7 q N/A 20:53.95 7
Marathon N/A 1:32:04 7
Lukas Hendry T11 400m 56.36 10 Did not advance
Marcel Hug T54 800m 1:35.60 4 Q N/A 1:32.66  
1500m 3:08.08 20 Q 3:04.73 3 Q 3:05.48  
5000m 10:29.93 14 Q N/A 10:25.51 6
Edison Kasumaj T53 100m 16.87 19 Did not advance
Tobias Loetscher T54 800m 1:41.10 18 Did not advance
1500m 3:04.54 9 q 3:08.64 12 Did not advance
Bojan Mitic T53 100m 16.08 13 Did not advance
200m 27.57 10 Did not advance
Franz Nietlispach T54 1500m 3:05.58 14 q DNF Did not advance
10000m 21:48.46 16 Q N/A 20:56.02 9
Marathon N/A DNS
Christoph Sommer T46 1500m Did not advance 4:08.81 9
5000m Did not advance 15:24.99 6
Marcel Hug
Edison Kasumaj
Tobias Loetscher
Bojan Mitic
T53/54 4x100m relay 54.75 6 Did not advance
Heinz Frei
Marcel Hug
Tobias Loetscher
Franz Nietlispach
T53/54 4x400m relay 3:19.23 6 Did not advance

Men's fieldEdit

Athlete Class Event Final
Result Points Rank
Lukas Hendry F11 Long jump 5.84 - 7
Urs Kolly F44 Long jump 6.68 PR -  
F44/46 Discus 41.66 833 6
Javelin 46.87 871 7
Shot put 12.65 870 9
P44 Pentathlon 4447 WR  

Women's trackEdit

Athlete Class Event Heats Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Simone Buess T54 200m 34.07 14 Did not advance
Sandra Graf T54 800m 1:56.11 12 Did not advance
1500m 3:36.13 2 Q N/A 3:30.30 10
5000m 11:59.94 2 Q N/A 12:10.50 6
Marathon N/A 1:59:09 5
Edith Hunkeler T54 800m 1:53.61 5 q N/A 1:52.13 4
1500m 3:38.21 9 Q N/A 3:28.48  
5000m 12:19.25 6 Q N/A 11:59.69  
Marathon N/A 1:56:21 4
Manuela Schaer T54 100m 16.72 3 Q N/A 16.93  
200m 30.11 2 Q N/A 30.24  
Pia Schmid T52 200m 40.42 2 Q N/A 41.04  
400m 1:23.15 3 Q N/A 1:22.61 4

CyclingEdit

Men's roadEdit

Athlete Event Time Rank
Franz Nietlispach Men's handcycle road race HC div B/C 1:24:51 5
Men's handcycle time trial HC div B/C 18:18.92  
Markus Rauber Men's handcycle road race HC div B/C OVL 10
Men's handcycle time trial HC div B/C 18:46.85 6
Ivan Renggli Men's road race/time trial LC1 DNF
Beat Schwarzenbach Men's road race/time trial LC3 2:07:19 10
Franz Weber Men's handcycle road race HC div A 1:05:49  
Men's handcycle time trial HC div A 12:10.70  
Raphael Ioset
Beat Howald (pilot)
Men's road race/time trial tandem B1-3 - 14

Men's trackEdit

Athlete Event Qualification 1st round Final
Time Rank Time Rank Opposition
Time
Rank
Ivan Renggli Men's 1km time trial LC1-4 N/A 1:13.28 16
Men's individual pursuit LC1 5:11.36 5 Q   Vignati (ITA)
W 5:05.87
4 q   Triboli (ITA)
L 5:08.00
4
Beat Schwarzenbach Men's 1km time trial LC1-4 N/A DNS
Men's individual pursuit LC3 4:19.66 9 Did not advance
Raphael Ioset
Beat Howald (pilot)
Men's 1km time trial tandem B1-3 N/A 1:07.60 9
Men's individual pursuit tandem B1-3 4:46.13 12 Did not advance
Men's sprint tandem B1-3 DNS Did not advance

Women's roadEdit

Athlete Event Time Rank
Sara Tretola Women's time trial LC1-4/CP 3/4 28:00.04  

Women's trackEdit

Athlete Event Qualification 1st round Final
Time Rank Time Rank Opposition
Time
Rank
Sara Tretola Women's 1km time trial LC1-4/CP 3/4 N/A 1:25.50 11

EquestrianEdit

Athlete Event Total
Score Rank
Claudia Straub Mixed individual championship test grade IV 58.968 15
Mixed individual freestyle test grade IV 61.955 15

ShootingEdit

MenEdit

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Total Rank
Juerg Kohler Mixed 10m air rifle prone SH1 596 22 Did not advance
Otto Koller Men's 10m air pistol SH1 549 26 Did not advance
Mixed 50m pistol SH1 504 20 Did not advance
Patrik Plattner Men's 10m air pistol SH1 550 23 Did not advance
Mixed 50m pistol SH1 503 21 Did not advance
Hans Peter Steffen Men's 50m rifle 3 positions SH1 1084 21 Did not advance
Mixed 10m air rifle prone SH1 595 33 Did not advance
August Wyss Men's 10m air rifle standing SH1 564 20 Did not advance
Men's 50m rifle 3 positions SH1 1128 8 Q 89.2 1217.2 8
Mixed 10m air rifle prone SH1 595 33 Did not advance
Mixed 50m rifle prone SH1 579 20 Did not advance

SwimmingEdit

WomenEdit

Athlete Class Event Heats Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Chantal Cavin S11 50m freestyle 35.15 6 Q 33.92 6
100m freestyle 1:15.17 2 Q 1:14.97 5
SB11 100m breaststroke 1:42.38 5 Q 1:42.72 4
Christina Heer S8 100m freestyle 1:22.01 14 Did not advance
400m freestyle 5:50.49 9 Did not advance
100m backstroke 1:39.16 11 Did not advance
Nathalie Suter S7 50m freestyle 37.01 7 Q 37.18 8
100m freestyle 1:21.68 8 Q 1:21.42 8
100m backstroke 1:37.91 8 Q 1:35.73 8
SB7 100m breaststroke 1:56.33 9 Did not advance
Tamara Vaucher S7 50m freestyle 42.70 15 Did not advance
400m freestyle 7:03.34 14 Did not advance
50m butterfly 49.45 13 Did not advance

Table tennisEdit

MenEdit

Athlete Event Preliminaries Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Christian Sutter Men's singles 4   Caci (ITA)
W 3-2
  Benedetti (FRA)
L 2-3
  Eid (EGY)
W 3-1
2 Q   Choi (KOR)
L 0-3
Did not advance
Rolf Zumkehr Men's singles 1   Launonen (FIN)
L 2–3
  Kang (KOR)
L 1–3
  Maslup (ARG)
W 3–1
3 Did not advance
Christian Sutter
Rolf Zumkehr
Men's teams 4   France (FRA)
L 2-3
  Germany (GER)
L 0-3
  Egypt (EGY)
W 3-1
3 Did not advance

WomenEdit

Athlete Event Preliminaries Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Alice Rast Women's singles 4   Pape (GER)
W 3–2
  Pillarova (SVK)
L 2–3
  Riese (RSA)
W 3–1
2 Q   Dolinar (SLO)
W 3–1
  Weinmann (GER)
L 0-3
  Pape (GER)
L 1-3
4

Wheelchair tennisEdit

MenEdit

Athlete Class Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Martin Erni Open Men's singles   Plowman (GBR)
L 0-6, 6-2, 6-7
Did not advance
Daniel Pellegrina   Gatelli (ITA)
L 1-6, 7-5, 0-6
Did not advance
Martin Erni
Daniel Pellegrina
Men's doubles N/A   Quintero (USA) /
  Rydberg (USA)
L 0-6, 3-6
Did not advance

WomenEdit

Athlete Class Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Sandra Kalt Open Women's singles   Korb (USA)
W 7–6, 6–2
  Young (KOR)
W 6–3, 6–2
  Gravellier (FRA)
L 2-6, 1-6
Did not advance
Karin Suter Erath   Smit (NED)
L 2-6, 3-6
Did not advance
Sandra Kalt
Karin Suter Erath
Women's doubles N/A   Ochoa (ESP) /
  Vidal (ESP)
W 6-3, 6-0
  Young (KOR) /
  Myung (KOR)
W 6-3, 6-2
  Khanthasit (THA) /
  Techamaneewat (THA)
L 5-7, 0-6
  Ohmae (JPN) /
  Yaosa (JPN)
W 7-5, 6-3  

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Participation Numbers Athens 2004 Paralympic Games". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 8 June 2011.
  2. ^ "Medal Standings Athens 2004 Paralympic Games". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 8 June 2011.