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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.

Germany's Florian Fuchs Germany beat Aussies to reach hockey final

Men's Hockey

9 Aug 12

Defending Olympic champions Germany come from behind to beat Australia 4-2 and reach the men's hockey final.

Oskar Deecke German wonder goal ruled out

Men's Hockey

9 Aug 12

Germany's Oskar Deecke scores a sublime lob volley against Australia in their London 2012 Olympic semi-final hockey match, only for the goal to be ruled out for dangerous play.

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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