Olympics The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland  

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List of the greatest Olympic athletes from Switzerland, with photos when available. These are the best Swiss Olympians of all time who have had the honor of representing their country at the prestigious Olympic games. Swiss athletes from every era all have their place in the Olympic history books, but which Swiss Olympian is the best of them all?

You can decide who the greatest Olympic competitor from Switzerland is by how many medals they took back to their country, but that isn't the only factor that comes into play when considering who the best really is. This list features athletes like Olivia Nobs, Markus Eggler, Roger Federer, and many more.

America, Russia and Great Britain have the most Olympic medals out of every country that has been represented in the Olympics, but it doesn't mean that Olympic competitors from other nations don't deserve accolades as well. Vote for your favorite Switzerland Olympic athletes on this list, and downvote the ones that you don't think had a huge impact on Switzerland. If you enjoyed this list of famous Swiss Olympians, head on over and check out this list of best Olympic athletes from Finland.

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Roger Federer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Roger Federer Men's Tennis, singles, Men's Tennis

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Simon Ammann is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Simon Ammann Men's Individual Normal Hill, Men's Large hill individual, Men's Individual Large Hill

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Dario Cologna is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
julian-matthias added Dario Cologna Men's Cross-Country, 15 km

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Fabian Cancellara is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
OskarMjeldeMork added Fabian Cancellara Men's Road cycling, individual road race, Men's Road Cycling

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Sarah Meier is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Didier Cuche is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Didier Cuche Men's Super-G

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Simon Schoch is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Simon Schoch Men's Parallel Giant Slalom

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Yuri Podladchikov is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Yuri Podladchikov Men's Halfpipe

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Giulia Steingruber is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
julian-matthias added Giulia Steingruber

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Sergei Aschwanden is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Sergei Aschwanden Men's Judo^! 81 - 90kg (middleweight)

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Silvan Zurbriggen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Silvan Zurbriggen Men's Super Combined

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Florence Schelling is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Florence Schelling Women's Ice Hockey

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Mirjam Ott is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Didier Défago is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Didier Défago Men's Downhill

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Ralph Stöckli is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Ralph Stöckli Men's Curling Tournament

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Nino Schurter is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
julian-matthias added Nino Schurter Men's Mountain Biking, Cross-Country

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Nicola Spirig is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
julian-matthias added Nicola Spirig

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Heinz Inniger is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Charles Courant is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Charles Courant Men's Freestyle Wrestling, Light Heavyweight 75-82.5kg, Men's Freestyle Wrestling

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Edy Reinalter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Edy Reinalter Men's Slalom

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Ernst Good is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Ernst Good Alpine skiing - Men's giant slalom

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Laurence Rochat is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Fritz Kuchen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Fritz Kuchen 300m military rifle^! prone

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Tanja Frieden is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Tanja Frieden Women's Snowboard Cross

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Romano Lemm is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Olivia Nobs is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Olivia Nobs Women's Snowboard Cross

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Martina Schild is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Martina Schild Women's Downhill

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Christine Meier is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Reto Burgermeister is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Thierry Paterlini is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Severin Blindenbacher is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Ronny Heer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Patricia Elsmore Sautter is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Christoph Eigenmann is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Roman Handschin is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Markus Keller is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Thomas Lamparter is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Nicole Bullo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Nadia Styger is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Gregor Stähli is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Gregor Stähli Men's Skeleton

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Jan Schmid is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Evelyne Leu is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Evelyne Leu Women's Aerials

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Daniel Albrecht is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Hedy Schlunegger is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Hedy Schlunegger Women's Downhill

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Ambrosi Hoffmann is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland
Ambrosi Hoffmann Men's Super-G

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Cédric Grand is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Mellie Francon is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Valeria Spälty is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Martina Kocher is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland

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Stefan Höhener is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Switzerland