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Denis Vaucher

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameDenis Louis•Vaucher
Used nameDenis•Vaucher
Born18 February 1898 in Fleurier, Val-de-Travers (SUI)
Died24 February 1993
AffiliationsSkiclub Bern, Bern (SUI)
NOC Switzerland


Unlike Alfred Aufdenblatten and brothers Alfons and Anton Julen, who were all from Zermatt, Denis Vaucher hailed from Bern, where he was a member of Skiclub Bern. Nonetheless, he joined these men in representing Switzerland in the military ski patrol event at the 1924 Winter Olympics, where he won a gold medal.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1924 Winter Olympics Military Ski Patrol (Skiing) SUI Denis Vaucher
Military Ski Patrol, Men (Olympic) Switzerland 1 Gold