Highlights of German Sports 1990 - 1999

YearWhat happened?

1990

Fussball-WM 1990 Enlarge image (© dpa/picture alliance) World Cup winner in Italy

1991

Tennis Enlarge image (© dpa/picture alliance) Boris Becker is the number one in the international tennis rankings

1992

Schwimmen Barcelona 1992 Enlarge image (© dpa/picture alliance) Franziska van Almsick is the first sports star of united Germany with a silver medal in swimming at the Barcelona Olympic Games

1993

deutsches Basketballteam Enlarge image (© dpa/picture alliance) First time European basketball champions

1994

Formel 1 Champion Enlarge image (© dpa/picture alliance) Michael Schumacher is the first German Formula 1 world champion

1995

Enlarge image Jürgen Klinsmann voted Footballer of the Year in England

1996

EM in England Enlarge image (© dpa/ picture-alliance) Football champions in England 

1997

Ironman Enlarge image (© dpa/ picture-alliance) Thomas Hellriegel is the first German winner of the Ironman championship in Hawaii

1998

Olympische Winterspiele 1998 Enlarge image (© dpa/ picture-alliance) Most successful nation at the Winter Olympic Games in Nagano

1999

Frauenfussball Enlarge image (© dpa/ picture-alliance) straight after its foundation the women’s football team 1st FFC Frankfurt becomes league champion, cup winner and indoor cup winner

Source: Deutschland-Magazin

Highlights of German Sports 1990-1999

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