Could the Swiss be medal contenders in 2018?
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01-02-2013, 12:12 PM
whys and wherefores
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How are people saying no?
Belarus played for a Bronze 10 years ago.
Switzerland was one game out of a Gold or Bronze medal game in the last two Olympics games. In 2006 they were very impressive before their loss to Sweden (finished 2-2-2) and then last time, they weren't as impressive, but they only lost 2-0 to USA in the QFs.
Every one of the Top-8 teams are medal contenders as far as I'm concerned.
Yeah, just some of them have a better chance than others.
A lot would need to go right in order for Switzerland to medal. They play a strong, strong team game and could give any country a run for their money on any night, but it won`t be easy to medal with some of the elite teams in the picture.
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