Düsseldorf Germany usually gets many medals at the Winter Olympics. In an international comparison, the winter sports nation leads in medal counts of all time.
Germany is a winter sports country. Looking at the all-time medal table for the Winter Olympics, it can’t be argued. With 150 gold medals, Germany leads this ranking. Since 1924, 408 seats on the podium have been awarded to German athletes.
The last Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang in 2018 are among the most successful Winter Games from a German perspective. German winter athletes won 31 medals (14 gold, ten silver, seven bronze) in South Korea. Only Norway won four silver and four bronze medals. Germany has the current Olympic champion in 13 disciplines. These include biathlon, figure skating, figure skating, figure skating, figure skating and figure skating.
At the Winter Olympics from 1924 to 2018, the all-German team won a total of 150 gold, 145 silver and 111 bronze medals, combining the successes of both the German Democratic Republic and the German Democratic Republic.
The biggest competitors are Russia, Norway and the United States. Norway has the most successful winter sports athlete. Cross-country skier Marit Bjorgen won a total of eight gold, four silver and three bronze medals at five Winter Olympics from 2002 to 2018. The most successful German winter sprinter at the Olympics is speed skater Claudia Bechstein. She won nine medals between 1992 and 2006. On Tuesday, January 11, the 49-year-old was officially nominated by the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) to compete for the eighth time in the Olympics.
A total of 327 medals will be awarded in Beijing. Since everyone gets a medal in team decisions, there is of course more in the absolute number. This year’s medals have the name “Tong Shen”, which means “together as one”. The Olympic rings can be seen in the center of the medal on the obverse. Also engraved here is the phrase “XXIV Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022”. The logo of the 2022 Winter Games can be found on the back of the game, the name of the games is written in Chinese characters and the relevant competition for which the medal was awarded in two rings around the logo.
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