Georg Hackl won three consecutive gold medals in the men's single luge at the 1992, 1994 and 1998 Olympic Winter Games. Hackl was also the first luge competitor to have won medals in five consecutive winter Olympic competitions, having finished with silver at the 2002 Salt Lake Games and also a silver at the 1988 Calgary Games when competing for West Germany.
Speed skater Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann [nee Kleeman] won eight career winter Olympic medals, including gold in the women's 3000m and 5000m at the 1992 Albertville Games and gold again in the women's 3000m at the 1998 Nagano Games.
Ernst Baier and partner Maxi Herber won gold in the figure skating pairs at the 1936 Olympic Winter Games in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The day after Baier accepted his gold medal from the pairs event, he competed in the singles and won silver to become the only male skater to have taken Olympic medals in both competitions.
In winning the women's downhill at Nagano in 1998, alpine skier Katja Seizinger became the first man or woman to win the Olympic downhill twice. She also won gold in the downhill at Lillehammer in 1994.
German snowboarder Nicola Thost became the first Olympic women's halfpipe champion when she won gold at the 1998 Nagano Games.
Uschi Disl holds the record for most Olympic medals won by a female biathlete, with a total of nine. Her tally spans five editions of the Olympic Winter Games [1992-2006], and includes gold in the women's relay in 1998 and 2002.
Title: Deutschlandlied [Song of Germany]
Creators: Words by August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben. Music by Joseph Haydn.
Founding date: 1895
IOC recognition date: 1895
NOC president's name: Alfons Hormann
NOC general secretary’s name: Dr. Michael Vesper
IOC member’s name: Claudia Bokel [entry in the IOC: 2008], Thomas Bach [entry in the IOC: 1991]
Participation in Olympic Games
Year of the first appearance: 1928Medals per sport
Number of appearances: 11 [Sochi included]
Medals per year
-: Medals for the Figure Skating and Ice Hockey events at the 1908 and 1920 Olympic Summer Games have been included in the tables