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Alfred Aufdenblatten

Full name: Alfred Aufdenblatten
Gender: Male
Born: November 12, 1897 in Zermatt, Valais, Switzerland
Died: June 17, 1975 in Zermatt, Valais, Switzerland
Affiliations: Skiclub Zermatt, Zermatt (SUI)
Country: SUI Switzerland
Sport: Cross Country Skiing, Military Ski Patrol

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Alfred Aufdenblatten was a Swiss soldier who became renowned in the municipality of Zermatt as a mountain climber and ski guide. In 1924, however, he joined Denis Vaucher and brothers Alfons and Anton Julen in the military ski patrol event at the Winter Olympics and won a gold medal. Aufdenblatten also competed in the 50 km cross-country skiing event at these Games, but abandoned the race prior to completion.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Winter 26 Chamonix Military Ski Patrol Men's Military Ski Patrol Switzerland SUI 1 Gold
1924 Winter 26 Chamonix Cross Country Skiing Men's 50 kilometres Switzerland SUI AC DNF

Men's Military Ski Patrol

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Rank
1924 Winter 26 Chamonix Military Ski Patrol Switzerland SUI Final Standings 1

Men's 50 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1924 Winter 26 Chamonix Cross Country Skiing Switzerland Final Standings AC DNF