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Switzerland at the 2018 Winter Olympics

MedalistsEdit

CompetitorsEdit

The following is the list of number of competitors participating at the Games per sport/discipline.

Sport Men Women Total
Alpine skiing 13 8 21
Biathlon 5 5 10
Bobsleigh 8 2 10
Cross-country skiing 8 4 12
Curling 6 5* 11
Figure skating 0 1 1
Freestyle skiing 15 7 22
Ice hockey 25 23 48
Luge 0 1 1
Nordic combined 1 0 1
Snowboarding 12 12 24
Skeleton 0 1 1
Ski jumping 2 0 2
Speed skating 1 1 2
Total 96 70* 166
  • Curler Jenny Perret will compete in both women's and mixed doubles events.

Alpine skiingEdit

According to the quota allocation system determined by the FIS, Switzerland were allocated the maximum allowance of a team of 22 athletes. Also, according to their ranking in the 2018 World Cup Nations cup rankings, Switzerland entered the new Mixed Team Event as the number 2 seeds.[2] The Swiss Olympic Association announced their selections on 29 January 2018.[3] The day before the opening ceremony it was announced that Mélanie Meillard would have to fly home and miss the Olympics after sustaining a knee injury in training.[4] Both Patrick Küng and Joana Hählen were selected to the team, but did not take part in any race.

Men
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Luca Aerni Combined 1:21.34 25 48.18 11 2:09.52 11
Giant slalom 1:11.40 26 1:10.22 7 2:21.62 19
Slalom DNF
Gino Caviezel Giant slalom 1:09.99 13 1:11.26 24 2:21.25 15
Mauro Caviezel Downhill N/A 1:41.86 13
Super-G N/A DNF
Combined 1:20.47 11 49.13 18 2:09.60 12
Beat Feuz Downhill N/A 1:40.43  
Super-G N/A 1:24.57  
Marc Gisin Downhill N/A 1:42.82 21
Carlo Janka Combined 1:20.58 14 49.22 20 2:09.80 15
Loïc Meillard Giant slalom 1:09.77 12 1:10.68 17 2:20.45 9
Slalom 49.63 19 50.69 3 1:40.32 14
Justin Murisier Combined 1:21.58 30 DNF
Giant slalom DNF
Gilles Roulin Downhill N/A 1:43.88 33
Super-G N/A 1:26.20 21
Thomas Tumler Super-G N/A 1:26.52 26
Daniel Yule Slalom 48.88 11 51.24 13 1:40.12 8
Ramon Zenhäusern 48.66 9 50.67 2 1:39.33  
Women
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Denise Feierabend Combined 1:43.04 17 40.90 5 2:23.94 9
Slalom 51.93 24 49.80 6 1:41.73 14
Jasmine Flury Downhill N/A DNF
Super-G N/A 1:23.30 27
Michelle Gisin Downhill N/A 1:40.55 8
Super-G N/A 1:21.57 9
Combined 1:40.14 3 40.76 4 2:20.90  
Slalom 51.43 18 50.42 12 1:41.85 16
Lara Gut Downhill N/A DNF
Super-G N/A 1:21.23 4
Giant slalom DNF
Wendy Holdener Combined 1:42.11 10 40.23 1 2:22.34  
Giant slalom 1:11.92 13 1:09.35 6 2:29.27 9
Slalom 48.89 1 49.79 5 1:38.68  
Corinne Suter Downhill N/A 1:40.29 6
Super-G N/A 1:22.24 17
Simone Wild Giant slalom 1:13.52 22 1:13.23 33 2:26.75 28
Mixed
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Wendy Holdener
Denise Feierabend
Luca Aerni
Daniel Yule
Ramon Zenhäusern
Team   Hungary (HUN)
W 4–0
  Germany (GER)
W 2*–2
  France (FRA)
W 3–1
  Austria (AUT)
W 3–1
 

BiathlonEdit

Based on their Nations Cup rankings in the 2016–17 Biathlon World Cup, Switzerland has qualified a team of 5 men and 5 women.[5][6] The Swiss Olympic Association announced the team for the Biathlon on 23 January 2018.[7]

Men
Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Mario Dolder Sprint 25:54.8 5 (3+2) 64
Individual 52:46.5 3 (0+1+0+2) 49
Jeremy Finello Sprint 25:54.7 3 (2+1) 63
Individual 52:37.5 3 (0+1+0+2) 47
Benjamin Weger Sprint 24:15.5 1 (0+1) 15
Pursuit 33:54.8 2 (1+0+0+1) 6
Individual 48:52.4 1 (1+0+0+0) 6
Mass start 38:10.5 5 (2+2+1+0) 27
Serafin Wiestner Sprint 24:02.3 1 (0+1) 9
Pursuit 36:37.0 6 (0+1+3+2) 28
Mass start 38:00.9 3 (2+1+0+0) 24
Mario Dolder
Jeremy Finello
Benjamin Weger
Serafin Wiestner
Team relay 1:23:06.1 24 (10+14) 15
Women
Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Irene Cadurisch Sprint 21:51.7 1 (1+0) 8
Pursuit 32:52.8 4 (0+0+3+1) 16
Mass start 39:44.7 4 (2+1+1+0) 28
Aita Gasparin Individual 48:26.2 5 (1+2+1+1) 68
Elisa Gasparin Sprint 22:52.4 2 (0+2) 31
Pursuit 34:11.2 5 (2+2+1+0) 35
Individual 43:22.4 1 (1+0+0+0) 8
Mass start 39:21.0 5 (0+2+1+2) 27
Selina Gasparin Sprint 23:18.4 4 (3+1) 41
Pursuit 34:40.2 5 (2+2+1+0) 39
Individual 48:07.4 5 (1+0+2+2) 65
Lena Häcki Sprint 22:39.7 3 (1+2) 26
Pursuit 32:16.8 3 (1+1+1+0) 8
Individual 45:22.5 4 (1+2+1+0) 34
Mass start 38:22.3 4 (1+2+0+1) 23
Irene Cadurisch
Elisa Gasparin
Selina Gasparin
Lena Häcki
Team relay 1:12:46.9 16 (8+8) 6
Mixed
Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Elisa Gasparin
Lena Häcki
Benjamin Weger
Serafin Wiestner
Team relay 1:11:31.4 1 (1+13) 13

BobsleighEdit

Based on their rankings in the 2017–18 Bobsleigh World Cup, Switzerland has qualified 5 sleds.[8][9][10][11]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Clemens Bracher*
Michael Kuonen
Two-man 49.73 17 49.90 10 49.64 16 49.56 10 3:18.83 16
Rico Peter*
Simon Friedli
49.72 16 49.53 5 49.52 10 49.49 9 3:18.26 11
Clemens Bracher*
Alain Knuser
Martin Meier
Fabio Badraun
Four-man 49.06 9 49.54 =15 49.59 16 49.72 14 3:17.91 14
Rico Peter*
Thomas Amrhein
Simon Friedli
Michael Kuonen
49.05 8 49.16 =2 48.87 2 49.51 1 3:16.59 4
Sabina Hafner*
Rahel Rebsamen
Two-woman 50.86 8 51.16 10 51.07 9 51.21 9 3:24.30 9

* – Denotes the driver of each sled

Cross-country skiingEdit

In line with the quota allocation system published by the FIS,[12] the Swiss Olympic Association announced its selection of a team of 13 athletes in total on January 26, 2018.[13] On January 29, the Olympic Association announced that due to health reasons, Jason Rüesch would be unable to compete in the games, and there would be no replacement named to the team.[14]

Distance
Men
Athlete Event Classical Freestyle Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Deficit Rank
Jonas Baumann 30 km skiathlon 42:25.7 38 37:20.1 35 1:20:13.4 +3:53.4 39
Dario Cologna 15 km freestyle N/A 33:43.9 +0.0  
30 km skiathlon 40:30.9 3 35:41.9 12 1:16:45.1 +25.1 6
50 km classical N/A 2:12:43.2 +4:21.1 9
Roman Furger 15 km freestyle N/A 34:56.3 +1:12.4 12
Toni Livers 15 km freestyle N/A 36:14.5 +2:30.6 34
30 km skiathlon 42:36.1 42 37:00.08 33 1:20:13.4 +3:53.4 40
Candide Pralong 15 km freestyle N/A 36:47.7 +3:03.8 50
30 km skiathlon 42:26.0 39 36:26.2 21 1:19:15.6 +2:55.6 31
50 km classical N/A 2:18:41.5 +10:19.4 31
Ueli Schnider 50 km classical N/A 2:23:17.3 +14:55.2 45
Jonas Baumann
Dario Cologna
Roman Furger
Toni Livers
4 × 10 km relay N/A 1:38:01.4 +4:56.5 11
Women
Athlete Event Classical Freestyle Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Deficit Rank
Nadine Fähndrich 15 km skiathlon 22:35.8 23 21:14.6 45 43:50.4 +3:05.5 27
Lydia Hiernickel 10 km freestyle N/A 28:33.4 +3:32.9 49
Nathalie von Siebenthal 10 km freestyle N/A 25:50.3 +49.8 6
15 km skiathlon 21:57.4 10 19:05.1 6 41:02.5 +17.6 6
30 km classical N/A 1:31:27.9 +9:10.3 22
Nadine Fähndrich
Lydia Hiernickel
Laurien van der Graaff
Nathalie von Siebenthal
4 × 5 km relay N/A 53:15.8 +1:51.5 7
Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Jovian Hediger Men's sprint 3:15.86 17 Q 3:14.25 4 Did not advance
Erwan Käser 3:22.48 50 Did not advance
Ueli Schnider 3:19.47 39 Did not advance
Dario Cologna
Roman Furger
Men's team sprint N/A 16:10.52 6 Did not advance
Nadine Fähndrich Women's sprint 3:19.42 20 Q 3:14.82 4 Did not advance
Laurien van der Graaff 3:19.62 21 Q 3:12.10 2 Q 3:15.65 5 Did not advance
Nadine Fähndrich
Laurien van der Graaff
Women's team sprint N/A 16:39.83 2 Q 16:17.79 4

CurlingEdit

Switzerland will compete in all three events, including the debuting mixed doubles event.

Summary
Team Event Group Stage Tiebreaker Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Benoît Schwarz
Claudio Pätz
Peter de Cruz
Valentin Tanner
Dominik Märki
Men's tournament   GBR
L 5–6
  ITA
L 4–7
  DEN
W 9–7
  JPN
W 6–5
  NOR
W 7–5
  CAN
W 8–6
  SWE
W 10–3
  KOR
L 7–8
  USA
L 4–8
4 TB   GBR
W 9–5
  SWE
L 3–9
  CAN
W 7–5
 
Silvana Tirinzoni
Manuela Siegrist
Esther Neuenschwander
Marlene Albrecht
Jenny Perret
Women's tournament   CHN
L 2–7
  USA
W 6–5
  KOR
L 5–7
  SWE
L 7–8
  CAN
L 8–10
  OAR
W 11–2
  GBR
L 7–8
  DEN
W 6–4
  JPN
W 8–4
7 Did not advance
Jenny Perret
Martin Rios
Mixed doubles   CHN
W 7–5
  FIN
W 7–6
  USA
W 9–4
  NOR
L 5–6
  CAN
L 2–7
  KOR
W 6–4
  OAR
W 9–8
N/A 2 Q BYE   OAR
W 7–5
  CAN
L 3–10
 

Men's tournamentEdit

Switzerland has qualified a men's team by earning enough points in the last two World Curling Championships.[15]

Final round robin standings

Key
Teams to playoffs
Teams to tiebreaker
Country
Skip W L PF PA Ends
won
Ends
lost
Blank
ends
Stolen
ends
Shot %
  Sweden Niklas Edin 7 2 62 43 34 28 13 8 87%
  Canada Kevin Koe 6 3 56 46 36 34 14 8 87%
  United States John Shuster 5 4 67 63 37 39 4 6 80%
  Great Britain Kyle Smith 5 4 55 60 40 37 8 7 82%
  Switzerland Peter de Cruz 5 4 60 55 39 37 10 6 83%
  Norway Thomas Ulsrud 4 5 52 56 34 39 7 8 82%
  South Korea Kim Chang-min 4 5 65 63 39 39 8 8 82%
  Japan Yusuke Morozumi 4 5 48 56 33 35 13 5 81%
  Italy Joël Retornaz 3 6 50 56 37 38 15 7 81%
  Denmark Rasmus Stjerne 2 7 53 70 36 39 12 5 83%
Round-robin

Switzerland has a bye in draws 4, 8 and 12.

Tiebreaker

Thursday, 22 February, 9:05

Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
  Great Britain (Smith)   2 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 X 5
  Switzerland (de Cruz) 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 5 X 9
Semifinal

Thursday, 22 February, 20:05

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
  Sweden (Edin)   2 0 0 4 0 2 1 0 X X 9
  Switzerland (de Cruz) 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 X X 3
Bronze Medal Game

Friday, 23 February, 15:35

Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
  Canada (Koe)   0 0 0 2 0 1 0 2 0 X 5
  Switzerland (de Cruz) 0 1 1 0 2 0 2 0 1 X 7

Women's tournamentEdit

Switzerland has qualified a women's team by earning enough points in the last two World Curling Championships.[16] The women's team was determined at the 2017 Swiss Olympic Curling Trials, which was won by Team Silvana Tirinzoni, who went undefeated in the tournament.

Final round robin standings

Key
Teams to playoffs
Country
Skip W L PF PA Ends
won
Ends
lost
Blank
ends
Stolen
ends
Shot %
  South Korea Kim Eun-jung 8 1 75 44 41 34 5 15 79%
  Sweden Anna Hasselborg 7 2 64 48 42 34 14 13 83%
  Great Britain Eve Muirhead 6 3 61 56 39 38 12 6 79%
  Japan Satsuki Fujisawa 5 4 59 55 38 36 10 13 75%
  China Wang Bingyu 4 5 57 65 35 38 12 5 78%
  Canada Rachel Homan 4 5 68 59 40 36 10 12 81%
  Switzerland Silvana Tirinzoni 4 5 60 55 34 37 12 7 78%
  United States Nina Roth 4 5 56 65 38 39 7 6 78%
  Olympic Athletes from Russia Victoria Moiseeva 2 7 45 76 34 40 8 6 76%
  Denmark Madeleine Dupont 1 8 50 72 32 41 10 6 73%
Round-robin

Switzerland has a bye in draws 2, 6 and 10.

Mixed doublesEdit

Switzerland has qualified a mixed doubles team by earning enough points in the last two World Mixed Doubles Curling Championships.[17]Final round robin standings

Key
Teams to playoffs
Teams to tiebreaker
Country
Athletes W L PF PA Ends
won
Ends
lost
Blank
ends
Stolen
ends
Shot %
  Canada Kaitlyn Lawes / John Morris 6 1 52 26 28 20 0 9 80%
  Switzerland Jenny Perret / Martin Rios 5 2 45 40 29 26 0 10 71%
  Olympic Athletes from Russia Anastasia Bryzgalova / Alexander Krushelnitskiy 4 3 36 44 26 27 1 7 67%
  Norway Kristin Skaslien / Magnus Nedregotten 4 3 39 43 26 25 1 8 74%
  China Wang Rui / Ba Dexin 4 3 47 42 27 27 1 6 72%
  South Korea Jang Hye-ji / Lee Ki-jeong 2 5 40 40 23 29 1 7 67%
  United States Rebecca Hamilton / Matt Hamilton 2 5 37 43 26 25 0 9 74%
  Finland Oona Kauste / Tomi Rantamäki 1 6 35 53 23 29 0 6 67%
Semifinal

Monday, February 12, 20:05

Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Olympic Athletes from Russia (Bryzgalova / Krushelnitskiy) 0 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 5
  Switzerland (Perret / Rios)   2 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 7
Gold Medal Game

Tuesday, February 13, 20:05

Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Canada (Lawes / Morris)   2 0 4 0 2 2 X X 10
  Switzerland (Perret / Rios) 0 2 0 1 0 0 X X 3

Figure skatingEdit

Switzerland qualified one female figure skater through the 2017 CS Nebelhorn Trophy.[18] The team was announced on December 22, 2017.[19]

Athlete Event SP FS Total
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Alexia Paganini Ladies' singles 55.26 19 Q 101.00 22 156.26 21

Freestyle skiingEdit

On 25 January 2018, the Swiss Olympic Association confirmed their selection of a total of 23 athletes across the Freestyle skiing disciplines.[20] On January 31 it was announced that Marco Tadé could not compete in moguls, and that the Swiss would not substitute another athlete for him.[21]

Aerials
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Jump 1 Jump 2 Jump 1 Jump 2 Jump 3
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Mischa Gasser Men's aerials 113.72 14 121.72 6 Q 99.12 11 Did not advance
Nicolas Gygax 88.29 20 88.92 17 Did not advance
Dimitri Isler 123.98 =7 88.94 3 Q 97.79 12 Did not advance
Noé Roth 116.06 13 116.64 10 Did not advance
Halfpipe
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Best Rank
Robin Briguet Men's halfpipe 23.00 29.40 29.40 25 Did not advance
Joel Gisler 59.80 9.80 59.80 18 Did not advance
Rafael Kreienbühl 55.20 22.20 55.20 19 Did not advance
Moguls
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Run 1 Run 2 Run 1 Run 2 Run 3
Time Points Total Rank Time Points Total Rank Time Points Total Rank Time Points Total Rank Time Points Total Rank
Deborah Scanzio Women's moguls 30.82 53.11 66.38 21 31.29 56.28 69.02 11 Did not advance
Ski cross
Athlete Event Seeding Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Position Position Position Position Rank
Marc Bischofberger Men's ski cross 1:09.99 9 1 Q 2 Q 2 FA 2  
Alex Fiva 1:08.74 1 1 Q 3 Did not advance
Jonas Lenherr 1:10.12 13 2 Q 4 Did not advance
Armin Niederer 1:09.46 4 1 Q 1 Q 3 FB 1 5
Priscillia Annen Women's ski cross 2:30.03 23 3 Did not advance
Talina Gantenbein 1:15.97 16 2 Q 3 Did not advance
Sanna Lüdi 1:15.13 10 2 Q 2 Q 3 FB 3 7
Fanny Smith 1:13.90 5 1 Q 1 Q 2 FA 3  

Qualification legend: FA – Qualify to medal round; FB – Qualify to consolation round

Slopestyle
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Best Rank
Elias Ambühl Men's slopestyle 89.60 67.40 89.60 9 Q 18.80 71.60 73.20 73.20 9
Fabian Bösch 8.20 55.00 55.00 24 Did not advance
Jonas Hunziker 85.80 64.80 85.80 12 Q 5.20 66.20 46.40 66.20 10
Andri Ragettli 95.00 27.40 95.00 2 Q 85.80 73.20 65.40 85.80 7
Mathilde Gremaud Women's slopestyle 85.40 71.60 85.40 5 Q 88.00 29.40 29.40 88.00  
Sarah Höfflin 83.00 21.20 83.00 7 Q 83.80 27.80 91.20 91.20  

Ice hockeyEdit

Summary

Key:

Team Event Group Stage Qualification
playoff
Quarterfinal Semifinal / Pl. Final / BM / Pl.
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Switzerland men's Men's tournament   Canada
L 1–5
  South Korea
W 8–0
  Czech Republic
L 1–4
3   Germany
L 1–2 (OT)
Did not advance 10
Switzerland women's Women's tournament   Korea
W 8–0
  Japan
W 3–1
  Sweden
W 2–1
1 Q N/A   Olympic Athletes from Russia
L 2–6
  Korea
W 2–0
  Japan
W 1–0
5

Men's tournamentEdit

Switzerland men's national ice hockey team qualified by finishing as one of the top eight teams in the 2015 IIHF World Ranking.[22]

Team roster

The following is the Swiss roster for the men's ice hockey tournament at the 2018 Winter Olympics.[23][24]

Head coach:   Patrick Fischer     Assistant coaches:   Christian Wohlwend,   Tommy Albelin

No. Pos. Name Height Weight Birthdate Birthplace 2017–18 team
1 G Jonas Hiller 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 87 kg (192 lb) 12 February 1982 Felben-Wellhausen   EHC Biel (NL)
4 D Patrick Geering 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 87 kg (192 lb) 12 February 1990 Zürich   ZSC Lions (NL)
8 F Vincent Praplan 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 10 June 1994 Sierre   EHC Kloten (NL)
9 F Thomas Rüfenacht 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 22 February 1985 Meggen   SC Bern (NL)
10 F Andres AmbühlA 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 14 September 1983 Davos   HC Davos (NL)
13 D Félicien Du Bois 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 18 October 1983 Neuchâtel   HC Davos (NL)
15 F Grégory Hofmann 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 90 kg (200 lb) 13 November 1992 Biel   HC Lugano (NL)
16 D Raphael Diaz 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 9 January 1986 Baar   EV Zug (NL)
19 F Reto Schäppi 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 98 kg (216 lb) 27 January 1991 Horgen   ZSC Lions (NL)
23 F Simon Bodenmann 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 83 kg (183 lb) 2 March 1988 Urnäsch   SC Bern (NL)
27 D Dominik Schlumpf 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 79 kg (174 lb) 3 March 1991 Mönchaltorf   EV Zug (NL)
44 F Pius Suter 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 80 kg (180 lb) 24 May 1996 Zürich   ZSC Lions (NL)
52 G Tobias Stephan 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 87 kg (192 lb) 21 January 1984 Zürich   EV Zug (NL)
54 D Philippe FurrerC 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 92 kg (203 lb) 16 June 1985 Bern   HC Lugano (NL)
55 D Romain Loeffel 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 10 March 1991 La Chaux-de-Fonds   Genève-Servette HC (NL)
58 D Eric Blum 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 13 June 1986 Pfaffnau   SC Bern (NL)
60 F Tristan Scherwey 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 7 May 1991 Wünnewil-Flamatt   SC Bern (NL)
61 F Fabrice Herzog 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) 87 kg (192 lb) 9 December 1994 Frauenfeld   ZSC Lions (NL)
63 G Leonardo Genoni 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 80 kg (180 lb) 28 August 1987 Semione   SC Bern (NL)
65 D Ramon Untersander 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 21 January 1991 Alt St. Johann   SC Bern (NL)
70 F Denis Hollenstein 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 15 October 1989 Zürich   EHC Kloten (NL)
71 F Enzo Corvi 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 23 December 1992 Chur   HC Davos (NL)
82 F Simon MoserA 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 10 March 1989 Bern   SC Bern (NL)
89 F Cody Almond 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 99 kg (218 lb) 24 July 1989 Calgary, Alberta, Canada   Genève-Servette HC (NL)
92 F Gaëtan Haas 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 83 kg (183 lb) 31 January 1992 Bonfol   SC Bern (NL)

Forward Joël Vermin was also selected but was unable to participate due to injury. He was replaced by Grégory Hofmann.

Preliminary round
Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Czech Republic 3 2 1 0 0 9 4 +5 8 Quarterfinals
2   Canada 3 2 0 1 0 11 4 +7 7
3    Switzerland 3 1 0 0 2 10 9 +1 3 Qualification playoffs
4   South Korea (H) 3 0 0 0 3 1 14 −13 0
Source: IIHF
(H) Host.
15 February 2018
21:10
Switzerland   1–5
(0–2, 0–2, 1–1)
  CanadaKwandong Hockey Centre, Gangneung
Attendance: 2,802

17 February 2018
16:40
South Korea  0–8
(0–1, 0–2, 0–5)
   SwitzerlandGangneung Hockey Centre, Pyeongchang
Attendance: 6,568

18 February 2018
16:40
Czech Republic  4–1
(1–1, 0–0, 3–0)
   SwitzerlandGangneung Hockey Centre, Pyeongchang
Attendance: 6,137
Qualification playoff
20 February 2018
21:10
Switzerland   1–2 OT
(0–1, 1–0, 0–0)
(OT: 0–1)
  GermanyKwandong Hockey Centre, Pyeongchang
Attendance: 2,878

Women's tournamentEdit

Switzerland women's national ice hockey team qualified by winning the final qualification tournament in Arosa, Switzerland.

Team roster

The following is the Swiss roster for the women's ice hockey tournament at the 2018 Winter Olympics.[25][26]

Head coach:   Daniela Diaz Assistant coaches:   Angela Frautschi,   Steve Huard

No. Pos. Name Height Weight Birthdate Birthplace 2017–18 team
1 G Janine Alder 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 55 kg (121 lb) 5 July 1995 Urnäsch   St. Cloud State Huskies (WCHA)
3 F Sarah Forster 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 64 kg (141 lb) 19 May 1993 Berneck   EV Bomo Thun (SWHL A)
7 F Lara StalderA 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 15 May 1994 Lucerne   Linköpings HC (SWHL)
8 D Nicole Gass 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 18 August 1993 Zürich   ZSC Lions (SWHL A)
9 D Shannon Sigrist 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 64 kg (141 lb) 20 April 1999 Hombrechtikon   ZSC Lions (SWHL A)
11 D Sabrina Zollinger 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 63 kg (139 lb) 27 March 1993 Zürich   HV71 (SWHL)
12 F Lisa Rüedi 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 3 November 2000 Thusis   GCK Lions (SWHL B)
13 F Sara Benz 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 58 kg (128 lb) 25 August 1992 Zürich   ZSC Lions (SWHL A)
14 F Evelina RaselliA 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 63 kg (139 lb) 3 May 1992 Poschiavo   HC Lugano (SWHL A)
15 F Monika Waidacher 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 68 kg (150 lb) 9 July 1990 Zürich   ZSC Lions (SWHL A)
16 F Nina Waidacher 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 61 kg (134 lb) 23 August 1995 Arosa   ZSC Lions (SWHL A)
18 F Tess Allemann 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 63 kg (139 lb) 7 April 1998 Farnern   EV Bomo Thun (SWHL A)
19 D Christine Meier 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 69 kg (152 lb) 12 February 1986 Zürich   ZSC Lions (SWHL A)
21 D Laura Benz 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 63 kg (139 lb) 25 August 1992 Zürich   ZSC Lions (SWHL A)
22 D Livia AltmannC 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 13 December 1994 Chur   Colgate Raiders (ECAC)
23 D Nicole Bullo 1.60 m (5 ft 3 in) 54 kg (119 lb) 18 July 1987 Bellinzona   HC Lugano (SWHL A)
24 F Isabel Waidacher 1.62 m (5 ft 4 in) 56 kg (123 lb) 25 July 1994 Arosa   ZSC Lions (SWHL A)
25 F Alina Müller 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) 62 kg (137 lb) 12 March 1998 Lengnau   ZSC Lions (NL)
26 F Dominique Rüegg 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 5 February 1996 St. Gallenkappel   ZSC Lions (SWHL A)
27 D Stefanie Wetli 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 57 kg (126 lb) 4 February 2000 Winterthur   EHC Winterthur
31 G Andrea Brändli 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 5 June 1997 Wald   EHC Schaffhausen (SWHL C)
41 G Florence Schelling 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 9 March 1989 Zürich   Linköpings HC (SWHL)
88 F Phoebe Stänz 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in) 62 kg (137 lb) 7 January 1994 Zetzwil   SDE Hockey (SWHL)
Preliminary round
Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1    Switzerland 3 3 0 0 0 13 2 +11 9 Quarterfinals
2   Sweden 3 2 0 0 1 11 3 +8 6
3   Japan 3 1 0 0 2 6 6 0 3 Classification
4   Korea (H) 3 0 0 0 3 1 20 −19 0
Source: IIHF
(H) Host.
10 February 2018
21:10
Switzerland   8–0
(3–0, 3–0, 2–0)
  KoreaKwandong Hockey Centre, Gangneung
Attendance: 3,606

12 February 2018
16:40
Switzerland   3–1
(0–0, 2–0, 1–1)
  JapanKwandong Hockey Centre, Gangneung
Attendance: 4,033

14 February 2018
12:10
Sweden  1–2
(0–0, 0–1, 1–1)
   SwitzerlandKwandong Hockey Centre, Gangneung
Attendance: 3,545
Quarterfinal
17 February 2018
12:10
Olympic Athletes from Russia  6–2
(1–0, 2–2, 3–0)
   SwitzerlandKwandong Hockey Centre, Gangneung
Attendance: 3,903
5–8th place semifinal
18 February 2018
12:10
Switzerland   2–0
(1–0, 1–0, 0–0)
  KoreaKwandong Hockey Centre, Gangneung
Attendance: 3,811
Fifth place game
20 February 2018
16:40
Switzerland   1–0
(1–0, 0–0, 0–0)
  JapanKwandong Hockey Centre, Gangneung
Attendance: 3,958

LugeEdit

Based on the results from the World Cups during the 2017–18 Luge World Cup season, Switzerland qualified 2 sleds.[27] However they declined one of the quotas.[11]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Martina Kocher Women's singles 46.837 17 46.657 15 46.638 11 46.671 10 3:06.893 11

Nordic combinedEdit

Based on the results from the World Cups during the 2016–17 season and the 2017–18 season up to January 22, Tim Hug was the only athlete to meet the required points tally.[28] On 22 January 2018, his selection was confirmed by the Swiss Olympic Association.[29]

Athlete Event Ski jumping Cross-country Total
Distance Points Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Tim Hug Normal hill/10 km 97.0 90.9 26 24:59.4 25 27:38.4 27
Large hill/10 km 117.5 104.6 27 24:23.5 30 26:40.5 24

SkeletonEdit

Based on the world rankings, Switzerland qualified 2 sleds.[30] However they declined one of the quotas.[11]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Marina Gilardoni Women's 52.34 10 52.35 12 52.28 10 52.46 13 3:29.43 11

Ski jumpingEdit

According to the quota allocation list published by the FIS, Switzerland were allowed to enter four male athletes.[31] However, on 25 January the Swiss Olympic Association announced it would be declining two of the places, and therefore also would not be entering the team event.[20]

Athlete Event Qualification First round Final Total
Distance Points Rank Distance Points Rank Distance Points Rank Points Rank
Simon Ammann Men's normal hill 102.0 122.3 10 Q 105.0 119.4 11 Q 104.5 117.2 10 236.6 11
Men's large hill 140.0 122.6 10 Q 133.5 131.6 10 Q 130.5 125.0 13 256.6 13
Gregor Deschwanden Men's normal hill 89.5 92.3 43 Q 99.5 100.1 29 Q 91.5 85.2 29 185.3 29
Men's large hill 128.0 103.5 24 Q 123.0 105.8 36 Did not advance

SnowboardingEdit

According to the quota allocation system determined by the FIS, Switzerland were allocated the maximum allowance of a team of 25 athletes.[32] The Swiss Olympic Association announced their selections on 29 January 2018.[33] Elias Allenspach was a late replacement for David Hablützel who could not recover in time from a concussion and bruising.[34]

Freestyle
Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Best Rank
Elias Allenspach Halfpipe 23.75 25.50 25.50 27 Did not advance
Patrick Burgener 82.00 50.25 82.00 9 Q 84.00 51.00 89.75 89.75 5
Jan Scherrer 84.00 16.00 84.00 6 Q 31.25 80.50 70.75 80.50 9
Jonas Bösiger Big air 96.00 35.25 96.00 2 Q 77.50 JNS 40.75 118.25 8
Slopestyle 18.68 58.26 58.26 9 Did not advance
Nicolas Huber Big air 76.75 44.50 76.75 13 Did not advance
Slopestyle 34.25 36.90 36.90 16 Did not advance
Michael Schärer Big air 87.00 44.00 87.00 5 Q JNS 62.25 78.50 140.75 6
Slopestyle 37.61 27.01 37.61 14 Did not advance
Moritz Thönen Big air DNS Did not advance
Slopestyle 19.53 23.55 23.55 16 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Best Rank
Verena Rohrer Halfpipe 16.50 55.00 55.00 14 Did not advance
Sina Candrian Big air 31.75 86.00 86.00 8 Q JNS 76.25 64.00 140.25 5
Slopestyle Canceled 66.35 39.80 CAN 66.35 7
Isabel Derungs Big air 54.00 59.25 59.25 22 Did not advance
Slopestyle Canceled 39.66 31.98 CAN 39.66 18
Elena Könz Big air 62.00 65.75 65.75 18 Did not advance
Slopestyle Canceled 17.28 59.00 CAN 59.00 10
Carla Somaini Big air 70.75 24.75 70.75 15 Did not advance
Slopestyle Canceled 36.71 23.08 CAN 36.71 20

Qualification Legend: QF – Qualify directly to final; QS – Qualify to semifinal

Parallel
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Time Rank Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Rank
Dario Caviezel Men's giant slalom 1:26.39 22 Did not advance
Kaspar Flütsch 1:26.26 21 Did not advance
Nevin Galmarini 1:24.78 1 Q   Mastnak (SLO)
W –0.38
  Fischnaller (ITA)
W –0.06
  Dufour (FRA)
W DNF
  Lee S–h (KOR)
W –0.43
 
Ladina Jenny Women's giant slalom 1:33.19 12 Q   Hofmeister (GER)
L DNF
Did not advance
Patrizia Kummer 1:33.59 16 Q   Ledecká (CZE)
L +0.78
Did not advance
Stefanie Müller 1:35.39 23 Did not advance
Julie Zogg 1:32.89 7 Q   Król (POL)
W –0.70
  Zavarzina (OAR)
L +1.88
Did not advance
Snowboard cross
Athlete Event Seeding 1/8 final Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Run 1 Run 2 Best Seed
Time Rank Time Rank Position Position Position Position Rank
Kalle Koblet Men's snowboard cross 1:14.25 9 Bye 1:14.25 9 3 Q DNF Did not advance
Jérôme Lymann 1:14.77 21 Bye 1:14.77 21 1 Q 4 Did not advance
Lara Casanova Women's snowboard cross 1:22.26 20 DNS 1:22.26 21 N/A 4 Did not advance
Alexandra Hasler 1:20.87 13 1:20.49 4 1:20.49 16 N/A 5 Did not advance
Simona Meiler 1:18.95 7 Bye 1:18.95 7 N/A 6 Did not advance

Qualification legend: FA – Qualify to medal round; FB – Qualify to consolation round
* Qualify immediately to consolation round after being disqualified in the semifinals

Speed skatingEdit

Based on the quota allocation system, Switzerland qualified one skater in the Men's 1500m, Men's 5000m, Men's mass start and Women's mass start.[35] The Swiss Olympic Association confirmed the selections on 15 January 2018.[36]

Individual
Athlete Event Final
Time Rank
Livio Wenger Men's 1500 m 1:47.76 25
Men's 5000 m 6:24.16 17
Mass start
Athlete Event Semifinal Final
Points Time Rank Points Time Rank
Livio Wenger Men's mass start 5 8:17.17 7 Q 11 8:13.08 4
Ramona Härdi Women's mass start 0 2:49.59 12 Did not advance

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