Highlights of German Sports 2000 - 2010

YearWhat happened?

2000

Dressurreiten Enlarge image (© dpa/ picture alliance) For the fifth time in a row the dressage team wins at the Olympic Games in Sydney.

2001

Rally Paris Dakar Enlarge image (© dpa/ picture alliance) Jutta Kleinschmidt is the first woman to win the Paris Dakar Rally.

2002

Skispringen Enlarge image (© dpa/picture alliance) Sven Hannawald is the first individual ski-jumper to win all four events in the Four Hill

2003

Elefantenpolo Enlarge image (© dpa/ picture alliance) World champions in elephant polo against India

2004

Handball-EM Slowenien Enlarge image (© dpa/picture alliance) European Handball Champions in Slovenia

2005

Nordische Kombination Enlarge image (© dpa/ picture alliance) Ronny Ackermann world champion in the Nordic combined event in Oberstdorf dorf

2006

Fussballweltmeisterschaft 2006 Enlarge image (© dpa/ picture alliance) FIFA World Cup in Germany. Germany comes third

2007

Frauenfussball Enlarge image (© dpa/ picture alliance) Germany wins the FIFA Women’s World Cup in China

2008

Sebastian Vettel siegt beim Grand Prix in Shanghai Enlarge image (© dpa/ picture alliance) Sebastian Vettel becomes the youngest Grand Prix winner in Formula 1 racing

2009

U21-EM in Schweden Enlarge image (© dpa/ picture allience) U21 European football champions for the first time

Source: Deutschland-Magazin

Highlights of German Sports 2000-2010

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