30 German famous athletes

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A racing driver most famous for his career in Formula One. At various times driving for Williams, Jordan, Sauber, Prost, and Arrows, he achieved three race wins.M
A luger who competed from 1991 to 2007. Competing in three Winter Olympics, she won the gold medal in the women's singles event in 2002 and 2006.F
Female alpine ski racer. She was Olympic Champion at on several medals at 1998 Winter Olympics. Twice she won World Cup in Super-G.F
A discus thrower. He has the sixth longest discus throw of all-time. Olympic champion from 1996 Atlanta and five times world champion.M
A professional road bicycle racer. In 1997, he was the first German to win the Tour de France. He won a gold and a silver in the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.M
A sprinter, who firstly represented East Germany. In 1991 she grabbed two world championships in 100m and 200m.F
A ski jumper. He won the Four Hills Tournament once. He also won four medals at the World Championships, as well as three medals each in the Olympic Winter Games.M
A handball player. He received a silver medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens with the German national team. He is World Champion from 2007, and European champion from 2004.M
A luger nicknamed 'Speeding Weißwurst'. Three-time Olympic and World Champion. He won the overall Luge World Cup title in men's singles twice.M
At 2012 Olympic Games he grabbed gold medal in discus throw. In his career he grabbed also two world championships: in 2009 and in 2011.M
A hammer thrower, who actually holds the world record. World champion from 2007 Osaka and bronze medalist from 2012 Olympic Games.F
A rally driver. He is the only German world rally champion. He grabbed his titles in 1980 and 1982.M
A retired basketballer. In 1985 he moved to NBA and played in such teams as Mavericks, Pacers and SuperSonics. 3 times played in All-Star-Game.M
An athlete, who was competing in high jump. She won the high jump gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.F
A football player. He played mainly as a sweeper. In 1996 he was awarded 'Ballon d'Or' thanks to winning UEFA European Championship.M
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A retired biathlete. She is the most successful woman of all time at Biathlon World Championships and a two-time Olympic gold medalist. Won 34 World Cups.F
A triple Olympic gold medalist in biathlon. He won the World Cup in the individual category in 2004/05, and was a member of the winning 4×7.5 km relay in 2004 World Championships.M
A ski jumper who competed in the 1990s. In the 1990,s he was the second best German ski jumper after Jens Weißflog. Gold medalist in team at 1994 Olympic Games.M
A swimmer. She won her first Olympic medals in 1992 at the Barcelona Olympic Games aged fourteen. Over her career, she won ten Olympic medals, none of them gold.F
A figure skater. She won two Olympic gold medals for East Germany, first in the 1984 Sarajevo Olympics and the second in 1988 at the Calgary Olympics. Four times world champion.F
An alpine ski racer. His greatest victories were the gold medals in both Giant Slalom and Super-G at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer. He was also world champion in 1985.M
A road cyclist. With 200 wins he is considered as one of the greatest German cyclists and best cycling sprinters of history. 6 times he won points classification in Tour de France.M
Represented East Germany. She is one of the most successful female long jumpers of all time and also had several successes in sprint disciplines. Three times olympic medalist.F
A successful Nordic combined skier. He found success in the World Championships, winning ten medals, including four golds. Also won three silvers at the Winter Olympics,M
A speed skater and the most successful speed skater of all time. She grabbed three gold, four silver and one bronze medal at Olympic Games.F
An alpine ski racer, is the most successful alpine skier from Germany. She won three Olympic gold and two bronze medals, and won the World Cup championship three times.F
A speed skater. With a total of five Olympic gold medals, two silver, and two bronze medals, she is the most successful German Winter Olympian of all time.F
A tennis player. Best remembered for winning the men's singles title at Wimbledon in 1991. In 1992 he was ranked 2nd in ATP ranking.M
A footballer playing as a forward. He spent his whole career in 1. FC Kaiserslautern. In 1954 he won world championship with West German national team.M
A female biathlete. Three-time gold olympic medalist and five-time world champion. Nicknamed 'Rotkäppchen' because of red hair.F

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