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German Democratic Republic at the Olympics
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Olympic facts about German Democratic Republic
NOC: German Democratic Republic

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Olympic debut:


Mexico City 1968

Winter:  Grenoble 1968

Olympic participation:


1968-1980, 1988

Winter:  1968-1988
East German Olympic Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
Summer Olympics 153 129 127 409
Winter Olympics 39 36 35 110
Top Sports
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1.   Athletics 3836 35 109
2.   Swimming 3832 22 92
3.   Rowing 337 8 48
4.   Canoe & Kayak 147 9 30
5.   Luge 138 8 29
Complete list of German Democratic Republic's medals in Olympic sports
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 German Democratic Republic at the olympics are based on the official reports of the olympics and the games-encyclo's olympic database
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