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Germany at the Olympics
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Olympic facts about Germany
NOC: Germany

IOC code:


Olympic debut:


Athens 1896

Winter:  St. Moritz 1928

Olympic participation:


1896-1912, 1928-1936, 1952-1964, 1992 and onwards

Winter:  1928-1936, 1952-1964, 1992 and onwards
German Olympic Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
Summer Olympics 229 259 281 769
Winter Olympics 100 94 65 259
Top Sports
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1.   Canoe & Kayak 3824 26 88
2.   Equestrian 3319 18 70
3.   Rowing 2720 15 62
4.   Athletics 2346 44 113
5.   Luge 2012 10 42
Complete list of Germany's medals in Olympic sports
Germany has also won medals in cooperation with other NOCS. For a list of these medals see List of medals won by cooperating nocs.

The medal count for Summer and Winter Olympics is representing medals won in competitions which in the course of time have finally become part of either the summer olympics or the winter olympics. The division between summer and winter olympic games did not exist until 1924 and in the period before this winter and summer sports were on a few occasions present at the olympics side by side.

These facts about Germany at the olympics are based on the official reports of the olympics and the games-encyclo's olympic database
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