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Walter Salzmann

Full name: Walter Salzmann
Gender: Male
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
Weight: 198 lbs (90 kg)
Born: May 13, 1936 in Visp, Valais, Switzerland
Died: September 12, 2012 in Brig, Valais, Switzerland
Affiliations: EHC Visp, Visp (SUI)
Country: SUI Switzerland
Sport: Ice Hockey

Biography

Walter Salzmann played his entire career for his hometown team of EHC Visp, except for two seasons during which he was player-coach at HC Sion. He led EHC Visp to its only national title in 1962, coached by Swiss hockey legend Bibi Torriani. Salzmann was part of a renowned line with Herold Truffer and Kurt Pfammatter. In addition to his Olympic appearance, he earned 30 caps for Switzerland, including the 1963 World Championship B-Pool. After his playing career Salzmann became a coach and president of EHC Visp, later named their honorary president. He was a businessman and a politician in Visp and the regional government.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Winter 27 Innsbruck Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI 8

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM
1964 Winter 27 Innsbruck Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Final Standings 8 1964-01-27 0 0 16
1964 Winter 27 Innsbruck Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Final Round Match #4 2 1964-01-30 FIN 4, SUI 0 0 0 2
1964 Winter 27 Innsbruck Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Final Round Match #9 2 1964-02-01 URS 15, SUI 0 0 0 0
1964 Winter 27 Innsbruck Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Final Round Match #15 2 1964-02-04 TCH 5, SUI 1 0 0 0
1964 Winter 27 Innsbruck Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Final Round Match #18 2 1964-02-05 SWE 12, SUI 0 0 0 0
1964 Winter 27 Innsbruck Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Final Round Match #21 2 1964-02-07 GER 6, SUI 5 0 0 0
1964 Winter 27 Innsbruck Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Final Round Match #26 2 1964-02-08 USA 7, SUI 3 0 0 0
1964 Winter 27 Innsbruck Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Qualifying Round Match #8 1 1964-01-28 SUI 5, NOR 1 0 0 14