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Sport in Germany is an important part of German culture and society. In about Almost all sports clubs are represented by the German Olympic Sports Federation.
Friedrich Ludwig Jahn known as Turnvater Jahn father of gymnastics was born in and worked as an assistant teacher in Berlin.
His activities were particularly pointed at the youth, with whom he went to the gym field in free afternoons.
The German gymnastics, understood by Jahn as a whole of the physical exercises. Jahn developed well-known gymnastic equipment, invented also new apparatuses.
Particularly by his main writing "Die Deutsche Turnkunst" the apparatus gymnastics developed to an independent kind of sport, and so the gym activities were not only limited to simple physical exercises, which he quoted as following: All other German sport associations gradually lost their freedom and were coopted into it.
The organization was disbanded in by the American military government. If all the medals are combined Germany ranks third. If only winter olympic medals count, from all German states East, West, united team and united Germany , it is the nation with the most medals.
Germany hosted the Winter Olympic Games in when they were staged in the Bavarian twin towns of Garmisch and Partenkirchen.
Germany claimed the most, if not, gold medals and the most total medals during the , , and Winter Olympics in Turin.
East Germany claimed the most gold medals at Winter Olympics. With a total of 26, clubs and , teams the German football sport is financed by means of state funding and state contributions, voluntary service, private sponsors and membership fees.
Football in Germany is like in most European countries the number one attended and practiced sport. Like many other German football clubs, Bayern Munich is a multi-sport club.
The German national football team is one of the traditional powers of international football. Miroslav Klose is the leading goal scorer for the national team with 71 goals, but his fame is perhaps eclipsed by that of Franz Beckenbauer who is one of the few men in the world who have won the World Cup both as a coach and a player.
Germany also hosted the World Cup in and , finishing third in after losing a close semi-final contest to eventual cup winners Italy.
Bandy was played in Germany in the early 20th Century, but the players and audience then turned to football and ice hockey instead.
The sport was reintroduced in the 21st Century, with the German Bandy Association being founded in There are many leagues but the top one is the 14 team Deutsche Eishockey Liga.
Together with football, ice hockey and handball, basketball in Germany is among the most popular spectator sports.
In , he became the first player trained totally outside the U. A total of 19 times have a team from Germany won the Champions League as of which is the most out of any nation.
Germany is one of the leading motorsports countries in the world. Jochen Rindt , who was F1 world champion in , was born in Germany but raced with an Austrian licence for his whole career.
One other German driver came close to winning the title: Unfortunately, he died in a crash in the last race of the season at Monza in , giving the championship to his Ferrari teammate Phil Hill.
Schumacher has won more Formula One championships and races than any other driver since the Formula One world championship began in He was also the highest paid athlete in sports history, with an annual salary of some U.
He is regarded as one of the greatest drivers of all time; when he first retired at the end of the season, he held 7 championships and every significant F1 record.
He returned to F1 in , celebrated his completion of 20 years in F1 in August , and retired for a second time at the end of the season.
In , Vettel became the youngest driver ever to win the world championship, he also successfully defended the title in , and It is considered one of the best touring car series in the world.
From , only German marques of cars are allowed to compete in the series. The races are held mainly in Germany, but some races occur elsewhere in Europe.
The races draw monster crowds and television ratings and many celebrities have attended race days. The 24 Hours of Le Mans is a prestigious annual race held in France.
Porsche has won the race 16 times, far more than any other constructor. Second on the list is Audi , who have dominated the race in recent years, scoring 11 wins since their first in the year Germany is one of the most successful winter sport nations.
Its dominance in sledding disciplines can be attributed to it being the only country in the world to have four bobsleigh, luge, and skeleton tracks.
Germany has long been dominant in the sport of Bobsledding having won more medals in the Winter Olympics than any other nation except Switzerland.
Of Olympic Medals Germany won 70! Biathlon has become one of the most popular winter sports in Germany in recent years,  and enjoys some of the highest TV ratings in Germany for any sport aside from association football.
Along with biathlon, ski jumping is the most popular winter sport in Germany, with TV broadcasts regularly attracting five million viewers,  and the country has produced a number of top jumpers.
German athletes have been competitive in Nordic combined. Germany has enjoyed great success in alpine skiing , although the most successful German alpine skiers have tended to be female.
One notable male alpine skier was Markus Wasmeier. Claudia Pechstein won nine Olympic medals in long track speed skating , more than any other skater, male or female.
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