Fritz Naef

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameFritz•Naef
Used nameFritz•Naef
Born5 June 1934 in Davos, Graubünden (SUI)
Died27 July 2014 in Genève (Geneva), Genève (SUI)
AffiliationsLausanne HC, Lausanne (SUI)
NOC Switzerland


Fritz Naef was a prolific scoring right winger who was capped for Switzerland 51 times in ice hockey, scoring 52 international goals. He competed at the 1956 Winter Olympics, the A-Group World Championships in 1955 and 1962, and the B-Group Worlds in 1961. In club play, Naef was with Lausanne HC from 1954-60, and then played for Genève-Servette HC from 1960-74, when he ended his playing career. Naef set the NLA (Swiss League) record of 8 goals in one game, which he did on 21 January 1967 in a 12-3 victory against Young Sprinters Neuchâtel.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1956 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) SUI Fritz Naef
Ice Hockey, Men (Olympic) Switzerland 9