Switzerland at the 2020 Summer Paralympics

Switzerland competed at the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan, from 24 August to 5 September 2021.[1]

Switzerland at the
2020 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Switzerland.svg
IPC codeSUI
NPCSwiss Paralympic Committee
Websitewww.swissparalympic.ch
in Tokyo, Japan
August 24, 2021 (2021-08-24) – September 5, 2021 (2021-09-05)
Competitors20 in 9 sports
Medals
Gold
7
Silver
4
Bronze
3
Total
14
Summer Paralympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Gold Marcel Hug Athletics Men's 5000 metres T54 28 August
  Gold Manuela Schär Athletics Women's 800 metres T54 29 August
  Gold Marcel Hug Athletics Men's 1500 metres T54 31 August
  Gold Catherine Debrunner Athletics Women's 400 metres T53 2 September
  Gold Manuela Schär Athletics Women's 400 metres T54 2 September
  Gold Marcel Hug Athletics Men's 800 metres T54 2 September
  Gold Marcel Hug Athletics Men's marathon T54 5 September
  Silver Manuela Schär Athletics Women's 5000 metres T54 28 August
  Silver Manuela Schär Athletics Women's 1500 metres T54 31 August
  Silver Heinz Frei Cycling Men's road race H3 1 September
  Silver Manuela Schär Athletics Women's marathon T54 5 September
  Bronze Catherine Debrunner Athletics Women's 800 metres T53 29 August
  Bronze Nora Meister Swimming Women's 400 metre freestyle S6 2 September
  Bronze Elena Kratter Athletics Women's long jump T63 2 September

AthleticsEdit

Marcel Hug, Manuela Schär and Catherine Debrunner are expected to compete for Switzerland at the 2020 Summer Paralympics.

Men's track
Athlete Event Heats Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Beat Bösch 100m T52
400m T52
Philipp Handler 100m T13
Marcel Hug 800m T54
1500m T54
5000m T54
Marathon T54 N/A
Women's track
Athlete Event Heats Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Catherine Debrunner 400m T53
800m T53
Patricia Eachus 800m T54
1500m T54
Sofia Gonzalez 100m T63
Elena Kratter 100m T63
Manuela Schär Marathon T54 N/A
Women's field
Athlete Event Final
Result Points Rank
Sofia Gonzalez Long jump T63
Elena Kratter

BadmintonEdit

Cynthia Mathez and Karin Suter-Erath have both qualified to compete.

Women
Athlete Event Group Stage Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Karin Suter-Erath Singles WH1   Rongen (GER)
W (21–6, 21–7)
  Knoblauch (GER)
W (21–18, 21–15)
N/A 1 Q   Satomi (JPN)
L (8–21, 9–21)
Did not advance
Cynthia Mathez   Pookkham (THA)
L (12–21, 15–21)
  Zhang (CHN)
L (22–20, 23–25, 12–21)
  Gorodetzky (ISR)
W (21–15, 21–10)
3 Did not advance
Cynthia Mathez
Karin Suter-Erath
Doubles WH1–WH2   Knoblauch /
Rongen (GER)
W (21–11, 21–11)
  Yin /
Liu (CHN)
L (4–21, 9–21)
N/A 2 Q N/A   Liu /
Yin (CHN)
L (10–21, 13–21)
  Pookkham /
Wetwithan (THA)
L (17–21, 12–21)
4

CyclingEdit

Sandra Graf, Sandra Stöckl, Fabian Recher, Tobias Fankhauser and Heinz Frei have all qualified to compete.

EquestrianEdit

Nicole Geiger has qualified to compete.

ShootingEdit

Nicole Häusler qualified to represent Switzerland at the 2020 Summer Paralympics.

SwimmingEdit

Two Swiss swimmers have successfully achieved Paralympic slots after breaking the MQS.[2]

Men
Athlete Event Heats Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Leo McCrea
Nora Meister

Wheelchair tennisEdit

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Nalani Buob Women's singles N/A

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "One team, one spirit and now comes the tingling sensation (in German)". Swiss Paralympic Committee. 12 July 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ "Calculation of Swimming Slots for Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 24 April 2020.

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