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Walter Paul Dürst

Full name: Walter Paul Dürst
Nickname(s): Watschga
Gender: Male
Born: February 28, 1927 in Davos, Graubünden, Switzerland
Affiliations: HC Davos, Davos (SUI)
Country: SUI Switzerland
Sport: Ice Hockey

Related Olympians: Brother of Hans Dürst.

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Walter Dürst was a prolific scorer for HC Davos in the Swiss National League A, playing for them through most of the 1950s and up through 1963. In 1959-60 he scored 26 goals and 41 points for Davos in only 14 games, while in 1956-57 he 16 goals and 37 points in 14 games. He played at the 1948 Olympics alongside his brother [Hans], where he scored seven goals in five games for Switzerland. Dürst won Swiss titles with HC Davos in 1947-48, 1950, 1958, and 1960 and helped them to Spengler Cup trophies in 1951, 1957, and 1958. He also won three bronze medals at the World Championships (1950-51, 1953), and added four European Championship medals – gold in 1950, silver in 1951, and bronze in 1952-53.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Winter 20 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI 3 Bronze
1952 Winter 24 Oslo Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI 5

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM
1948 Winter 20 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Final Standings 3 1948-01-30 7 1 2
1948 Winter 20 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Round-Robin Match #1 1 1948-01-30 SUI 5, USA 4 0 0 0
1948 Winter 20 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Round-Robin Match #12 1 1948-02-01 SUI 11, AUT 2 3 0
1948 Winter 20 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Round-Robin Match #19 1 1948-02-04 SUI 12, GBR 3 2 1
1948 Winter 20 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Round-Robin Match #28 1 1948-02-06 SUI 14, POL 0 2 0
1948 Winter 20 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Round-Robin Match #35 2 1948-02-08 CAN 3, SUI 0 0 0 2
1952 Winter 24 Oslo Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Final Standings 5 1952-02-15 1 0 2
1952 Winter 24 Oslo Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Round-Robin Match #5 1 1952-02-16 SUI 12, FIN 0 1
1952 Winter 24 Oslo Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Round-Robin Match #10 1 1952-02-17 SUI 6, POL 3 0
1952 Winter 24 Oslo Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Round-Robin Match #15 1 1952-02-18 SUI 7, NOR 2 0
1952 Winter 24 Oslo Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Round-Robin Match #18 2 1952-02-19 USA 8, SUI 2 0 0 2
1952 Winter 24 Oslo Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Round-Robin Match #22 2 1952-02-21 CAN 11, SUI 2 0 0 0
1952 Winter 24 Oslo Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Round-Robin Match #26 2 1952-02-22 TCH 8, SUI 3 0
1952 Winter 24 Oslo Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Round-Robin Match #29 2 1952-02-23 SWE 5, SUI 2 0
1952 Winter 24 Oslo Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Round-Robin Match #34 1 1952-02-24 SUI 6, GER 3 0
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