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Bibi Torriani

Full name: Riccardo "Bibi" Torriani
Gender: Male
Born: October 1, 1911 in Sankt Moritz, Graubünden, Switzerland
Died: September 3, 1988 in Chur, Graubünden, Switzerland
Affiliations: EHC St. Moritz, Sankt Moritz (SUI) / HC Davos, Davos (SUI)
Country: SUI Switzerland
Sport: Ice Hockey

Medals: 2 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Bibi Torriani is considered the best Swiss ice hockey player ever. Playing for HC Davos for most of his career, he racked up 18 Swiss titles between 1930 and 1950. With the two Cattini brothers (Ferdinand and Hans) he formed the so-called "Ni-line" at his club and with the national team. In 111 international matches, he scored 105 times, winning a host of medals. In 1928 and 1948, with the Games held in St. Moritz, Torriani won Olympic bronze medals, also winning a silver medal (1935) and three bronze medals at the World Championships. In 1935 and 1939, Switzerland was also the best European country at the World Championships, earning the European title. After his active playing career, Torriani coached the Swiss team and various clubs, winning the Swiss title again as a coach with EHC Visp (1962). Torriani also participated in the 1957 luge World Championships in Davos, taking second place. In 1997, Torriani was the first Swiss player to be inducted in the IIHF Hall of Fame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Winter 16 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI 3 Bronze
1936 Winter 24 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI 13T
1948 Winter 36 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI 3 Bronze

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM
1928 Winter 16 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Final Standings 3 1928-02-11 1 0 0
1928 Winter 16 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Final Round Match #2 1 1928-02-17 SUI 4, GBR 0 0
1928 Winter 16 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Final Round Match #4 2 1928-02-18 SWE 4, SUI 0 0
1928 Winter 16 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Final Round Match #5 2 1928-02-19 CAN 13, SUI 0 0
1928 Winter 16 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Group C Match #3 1 1928-02-16 SUI 1, GER 0 1
1936 Winter 24 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Final Standings 13T 1936-02-06 0 0 0
1936 Winter 24 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Group B Match #2 2 1936-02-07 USA 3, SUI 0 0 0
1936 Winter 24 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Group B Match #5 2 1936-02-08 GER 2, SUI 0 0
1936 Winter 24 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Group B Match #6 1 1936-02-09 SUI 1, ITA 0 0
1948 Winter 36 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Final Standings 3 1948-01-30 2 4 0
1948 Winter 36 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Round-Robin Match #1 1 1948-01-30 SUI 5, USA 4 0 0 0
1948 Winter 36 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Round-Robin Match #12 1 1948-02-01 SUI 11, AUT 2 0 1
1948 Winter 36 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Round-Robin Match #19 1 1948-02-04 SUI 12, GBR 3 0 2
1948 Winter 36 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Round-Robin Match #28 1 1948-02-06 SUI 14, POL 0 2 1
1948 Winter 36 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Switzerland SUI Round-Robin Match #35 2 1948-02-08 CAN 3, SUI 0 0 0 0