Germany

Number of Athletes: 439

Sports: Germany has athletes in 26 sports

Medal Prospects: Canoeing, handball, women’s football, and the equestrian are the Germans’ favorite events in summer Olympics. Britta Steffen (women’s 100m freestyle)

Athens Medals: Gold 13, Silver 16, Bronze 20, Total 49

Germany wins gold medal in men’s hockey

Germany defeated Spain 1-0 to win the gold medal in men’s hockey at the Beijing Olympics.
Christopher Zeller was the only goal scorer for the game.
Earlier in the day, Australia crushed the Netherlands 6-2 to win bronze.

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China’s Meng Guanliang and Yang Wenjun have won the gold medal in the men’s C2 (canoe).
Russia’s Sergey Ulegin and Alexander Kostoglod won the silver medal and Germany’s Christian Gille and Thomasz Wylenzek won the bronze medal.

Spain’s Saul Carviotto and Carlos Perez have won the gold medal in the men’s K2 - kayaking.

Ronald Rauhe and Tim Wieskotter from Germany won the silver medal. Raman Piatrushenka and Vadzim Makhneu from Belarus won the bronze.

Inna Osypenko-Radomska from Ukraine has won the gold medal in the women’s 500m K1.
Josefa Idem from Italy won the silver medal and Germany’s Katrin Wagner-Augustin won the bronze.

Sabine Spitz from Germany has won the gold medal in the women’s cross country mountain bike. Spitz won the world championships in 2003 and won a bronze medal at the Athens games.
Maja Wloszczowska of Poland won the silver medal and Irina Kalentyeva of Russia won bronze.

Lena Schoneborn of Germany has won the gold medal in women’s modern pentathlon.
Heather Fell from Great Britain won the silver medal and Victoria Tereshuk of Ukraine won the bronze.

Argentina have won the bronze medal in the women’s hockey, beating Germany 3-1.
Claudia Burkart (11th minute), Carla Rebecchi (23rd) and Noel Barrionuevo (62nd) scored the goals for Argentina. Anke Kuehn scored Germany’s only goal.