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Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

Berlin

Population

82,100,000

Size

357,027km²

Languages

  • German

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Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
11 19 14
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
16 10 15
Athens 2004
Gold Silver Bronze
13 16 20

Jan Philipp Rabente Germany men retain hockey title

Germany's men retain their Olympic hockey title with a 2-1 win over the Netherlands at London 2012.

11 Aug 12

Jonas Reckermann Germany win beach volleyball gold

Germany's Julius Brink and Jonas Reckermann shock Brazil's top seeds to win Olympic men's beach volleyball gold.

Franziska Weber Tine Dietze Germany win women's kayak double

A strong performance by Franziska Weber and Tina Dietze wins the gold medal for Germany in the women's kayak double.

Peter Kretschmer and Kurt Kuschela Germany take C2 1,000m canoe gold

Germany's Peter Kretschmer and Kurt Kuschela justify their selection ahead of the world champions with gold in the men's C2 1,000m.

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Germany at the Olympics

6 London 2012 ranking

5 Beijing 2008 ranking

1896 First Olympic appearance

Top Medal Sports at London 2012

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Rank
Canoe Sprint 3 1 2 RANK 2
Equestrian 2 1 1 RANK 2
Rowing 2 1 0 RANK 3
View the London 2012 medal table for Germany