Switzerland at the 2022 Winter Paralympics

Switzerland competed at the 2022 Winter Paralympics in Beijing, China which took place between 4–13 March 2022.[1] In total, 12 athletes competed in four sports.[2]

Switzerland at the
2022 Winter Paralympics
Flag of Switzerland (Pantone).svg
IPC codeSUI
NPCSwiss Paralympic Committee
Websitewww.swissparalympic.ch
in Beijing, China
4 March 2022 (2022-03-04) – 13 March 2022 (2022-03-13)
Competitors12 (9 men and 3 women) in 4 sports
Flag bearers
Medals
Ranked 17th
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Winter Paralympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

The following Swiss competitors won medals at the games. In the discipline sections below, the medalists' names are bolded.

CompetitorsEdit

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

Sport Men Women Total
Alpine skiing 5 0 5
Cross-country skiing 1 0 1
Snowboarding 0 1 1
Wheelchair curling 3 2 5
Total 9 3 12

Alpine skiingEdit

Théo Gmür was among the alpine skiers to represent Switzerland at the 2022 Winter Paralympics.[3]

Men
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Robin Cuche Downhill, standing 1:19.55 11
Giant slalom, standing DNF
Super-G, standing 1:12.92 6
Slalom, standing 45.14 8 DNF
Super combined, standing 1:13.14 4 43.53 12 1:56.67 8
Théo Gmür Downhill, standing 1:16.17  
Giant slalom, standing 58.36 3 58.56 7 1:56.92 5
Super-G, standing 1:11.31 5
Super combined, standing 1:12.05 2 DSQ
Thomas Pfyl Giant slalom, standing DNS
Super-G, standing 1:12.97 7
Slalom, standing 44.61 6 52.08 5 1:36.69 4
Super combined, standing 1:13.70 6 DNF
Pascal Christen Downhill, sitting DNF
Giant slalom, sitting 1:07.82 21 1:04.56 15 2:12.38 17
Slalom, sitting 54.83 17 1:01.99 13 1:56.82 14
Super combined, sitting 1:15.05 7 DNF
Super-G, sitting DNF
Murat Pelit Downhill, sitting DNS
Giant slalom, sitting DNF
Slalom, sitting DNF
Super combined, sitting 1:19.30 17 DNF
Super-G, sitting 1:18.54 16

Cross-country skiingEdit

Luca Tavasci competed at the 2022 Winter Paralympics.[4]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Luca Tavasci 12.5 km free, standing 40:28.5 13
20 km classic, standing 1:01:10.0 11
1.5 km sprint, sitting 3:00.73 16 Did not advance

SnowboardingEdit

One snowboarder, Romy Tschopp, represented Switzerland.[5]

Banked slalom
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank
Romy Tschopp Women's SB-LL2 1:25.08 1:24.77 1:24.77 12
Snowboard cross
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Run 1 Run 2 Rank Position Position Position
Romy Tschopp Women's SB-LL2 1:18.14 1:27.72 9 Q 3 Did not advance

Qualification legend: Q - Qualify to next round; FA - Qualify to medal final; FB - Qualify to consolation final

Wheelchair curlingEdit

Switzerland competed in wheelchair curling.[6][7]

Summary
Team Event Group stage Semifinal Final / BM
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Rank Opposition
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Rank
Laurent Kneubühl
Hans Burgener
Françoise Jaquerod
Cynthia Mathez
Patrick Delacrétaz
Mixed   SWE
L 2–9
  CAN
L 4–8
  KOR
W 8–7
  GBR
L 1–15
  CHN
L 4–7
  LAT
L 7–9
  NOR
L 5–8
  USA
L 8–5
  SVK
L 8–6
  EST
L 6–8
11 Did not advance

Round robin

Final round robin standings

Key
Teams to Playoffs
Country Skip W L W–L PF PA EW EL BE SE S% DSC
  China Wang Haitao 8 2 68 39 36 28 2 13 71% 122.32
  Slovakia Radoslav Ďuriš 7 3 2–0 65 57 40 33 1 16 65% 95.19
  Sweden Viljo Petersson-Dahl 7 3 1–1 66 52 37 35 3 18 68% 91.08
  Canada Mark Ideson 7 3 0–2 69 50 36 33 2 11 71% 95.29
  United States Matthew Thums 5 5 1–0 60 75 32 39 2 6 60% 70.98
  South Korea Go Seung-nam 5 5 0–1 64 59 35 37 0 11 64% 103.20
  Norway Jostein Stordahl 4 6 2–0 60 64 37 38 2 13 64% 107.82
  Great Britain Hugh Nibloe 4 6 1–1 67 56 37 36 0 16 62% 134.75
  Latvia Poļina Rožkova 4 6 0–2 61 71 40 32 0 18 63% 100.43
  Estonia Andrei Koitmäe 3 7 51 69 32 41 2 13 61% 106.21
  Switzerland Laurent Kneubühl 1 9 48 87 32 42 0 8 56% 109.27
Wheelchair curling round robin summary table
Pos. Country                       Record
4   Canada 7–3 9–3 6–3 10–3 7–6 8–9 4–9 3–6 8–4 7–4 7–3
1   China 3–7 9–3 6–3 9–2 7–4 7–5 9–4 1–5 7–4 10–2 8–2
10   Estonia 3–9 3–9 5–10 6–5 8–3 6–7 2–5 4–6 8–6 6–9 3–7
8   Great Britain 3–6 3–6 10–5 8–4 5–7 3–7 6–8 4–6 15–1 10–6 4–6
9   Latvia 3–10 2–9 5–6 4–8 6–8 8–4 8–4 9–7 9–7 7–8 4–6
7   Norway 6–7 4–7 3–8 7–5 8–6 9–3 4–9 6–8 8–5 5–6 4–6
2   Slovakia 9–8 5–7 7–6 7–3 4–8 3–9 7–2 6–5 8–6 9–3 7–3
6   South Korea 9–4 4–9 5–2 8–6 4–8 9–4 2–7 10–4 7–8 6–7 5–5
3   Sweden 6–3 5–1 6–4 6–4 7–9 8–6 5–6 4–10 9–2 10–7 7–3
11   Switzerland 4–8 4–7 6–8 1–15 7–9 5–8 6–8 8–7 2–9 5–8 1–9
5   United States 4–7 2–10 9–6 6–10 8–7 6–5 3–9 7–6 7–10 8–5 5–5

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Iveson, Ali (8 February 2022). "Triple Paralympic champion Gmür leads Swiss team picked for Beijing 2022". InsideTheGames.biz. Retrieved 8 February 2022.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ "Curling ist die vierte Disziplin - das Schweizer Team für Peking steht". Swiss Paralympic (in German). 10 February 2022. Retrieved 23 February 2022.
  3. ^ "Alpine Skiing Results Book" (PDF). 2022 Winter Paralympics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 March 2022. Retrieved 13 March 2022.
  4. ^ "Cross-country Skiing Results Book" (PDF). 2022 Winter Paralympics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 March 2022. Retrieved 15 March 2022.
  5. ^ "Snowboarding Results Book" (PDF). 2022 Winter Paralympics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 March 2022. Retrieved 12 March 2022.
  6. ^ "Estonian wheelchair curling team qualifies for Beijing Paralympics". ERR. 29 October 2021. Retrieved 14 December 2021.
  7. ^ "Paralympic qualification". World Curling Federation. Retrieved 14 December 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)