Olympic emotions Fabian Cancellara and his gold medal for the men's individual time trial. (Keystone/Peter Klaunzer) Keystone Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka rejoice after their victory in the men's doubles. (Keystone/EPA/Diego Azubel) Keystone Jeanine Cicognini shows her discontent as she is knocked out of the badminton tournament. (Keystone/Peter Klaunzer) Keystone Sergei Aschwanden jumps for joy at his bronze medal for judo. (EQ Images/L'équipe/Jerome Prevost) eq Sculler Andre Vonarburg misses out on the final. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian) Keystone Dominik Meichtry sets a new Swiss swimming record, and proves himself one of the best in the world. (Reuters/David Gray) Reuters Sophie Lamon walks off defeated. (EQ Images/Urs Bucher) eq Christina Liebherr on No Mercy. The Swiss show jumping team came fourth but may be promoted to bronze after a doping scandal involving Norway. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) Keystone Heartbreak for the beach volley players Patrick Heuscher and Sascha Heyer after being knocked out. (Keystone/Peter Klaunzer) Keystone Cyclist Karin Thürig delighted at her bronze for the women's individual time trial. (Keystone/Alessandro Della Bella) Keystone Linda Züblin disappointed in the heptathlon. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus) Keystone Long jumper Julien Fivaz fails to make the final. (Keystone/Peter Klaunzer) Keystone Artistic gymnast Ariella Käslin is pleased with her diploma for the vault. (EQ Images/Valeriano Di Domenico) eq Racing cyclists Bruno Risi (left) and Franco Marvulli didn't come up to expectations in the men's Madison. (Keystone/Alessandro Della Bella) Keystone Marathon swimmer Swann Oberson only just missed out on a medal, coming in sixth. (Keystone/Patrick B. Krämer) Keystone Triathlete Sven Riederer is exhausted by the heat. (EQ Images/Gepa/Wolfgang Grebien) eq Laser Radial sailor Nathalie Brugger achieved a diploma. (Keystone/Olivier Hoslet) Keystone Roger Rinderknecht is disappointed after being knocked out of the BMX race. (EQ Images/Valeriano Di Domenico) eq Nino Schurter won bronze in the men's mountain bike race. (Keystone/Peter Klaunzer) Keystone Viktor Röthlin came sixth in the marathon, the best non-African runner. (Keystone/Peter Klaunzer) Keystone The Swiss performance in Beijing. This content was published on August 25, 2008 - 12:16 August 25, 2008 - 12:16 Share Facebook Twitter E-mail Print Copy link With six medals and 14 diplomas (for places in the first eight), Switzerland's representatives at the Beijing Olympics fulfilled the hopes placed in them. You can find an overview of ongoing debates with our journalists here. Please join us! If you want to start a conversation about a topic raised in this article or want to report factual errors, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Sort by Newest first Oldest first Load more More More Swiss Films Advent Calendar This content was published on Dec 1, 2023 Dec 1, 2023 This year we’re presenting one film from our Swiss Films selection every day leading up to Christmas Day.