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Jean-Daniel Dätwyler

Full name: Jean-Daniel Dätwyler
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: April 2, 1945 in Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
Country: SUI Switzerland
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Jean-Daniel Dätwyler made his top-ten World Cup debut for Switzerland in alpine skiing’s downhill in January 1967, when he placed third in an event in Wengen. He entered the 1968 Winter Olympics as a relative unknown, but managed to capture a bronze medal in the downhill event. He had an additional six podium finishes at the World Cup in the downhill over his career, including two victories, but he retired in February 1972 and did not attend that year’s Winter Olympics. He was Swiss national champion in the downhill in 1968, 1969, and 1970 and later ran a sports equipment business in Villars-sur-Ollon.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Winter 22 Grenoble Alpine Skiing Men's Downhill Switzerland SUI 3 Bronze

Men's Downhill

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1968 Winter 22 Grenoble Alpine Skiing Switzerland Final Standings 3 2:00.32
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