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Germany Sports Stats

Definitions

  • Chess > GrandMasters: Number of GrandMaster chess champions, by country. A GrandMaster is the highest level of recognition in chess.
  • Chess > GrandMasters per million: Number of GrandMaster chess champions, by country. A GrandMaster is the highest level of recognition in chess. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Chess > International Masters: Number of International Masters in chess, by country. International Master is the second highest recognition in chess.
  • Chess > International Masters per million: Number of International Masters in chess, by country. International Master is the second highest recognition in chess. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Chess > World Chess Rankings: Country rank by average rating of top 10 players
  • FIFA World Ranking > Men: World football rankings, point totals, March 2006.
  • FIFA country code: Three letter codes or trigamme assigned by FIFA to member and non-member countries. These are the official codes used by FIFA and its continental confederations (AFC, CAF, CONCACAF, CONMEBOL, OFC and UEFA) as name abbreviations of countries and dependent areas, in official competitions.
  • FWA Footballer of the Year > Winners > Winning years: Years players by nationality won the FWA Footballer of the Year Award.
  • Summer olympic medals > All time: All-time Summer Games medal standings, based on The Golden Book of the Olympic Games. Medal counts include the 1906 Intercalated Games, which are not recognized by the IOC.
  • Winter olympic medals > All time: All-time Winter Games medal standings, according to The Golden Book of the Olympic Games. Medal counts include figure skating medals (1908 and '20) and hockey medals (1920) awarded at the Summer Games. National medal standings for the Winter and Summer Games are not recognized by the IOC.
  • World Cup Totals > Wins: Total matches won in World Cup history, 1930-2006. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Basketball > 2006 FIBA World Championship > Final standings > Record 4/5/2011 2006
Chess > GrandMasters 61 2006 2nd out of 134
Chess > GrandMasters per million 0.741 2006 32nd out of 127
Chess > International Masters 186 2006 2nd out of 134
Chess > International Masters per million 2.26 2006 32nd out of 127
Chess > World Chess Rankings 2,604 2006 10th out of 134
European Championships in Athletics > Medals Table > Position 7. 2002
FIFA World Ranking > Men 700 2006 21st out of 197
FIFA country code GER 2009
FWA Footballer of the Year > Winners > Winning years 1955-56, 1994-95 1994
Summer Olympics medals per capita > Gold 13 2000 6th out of 51
Summer olympic medals > All time 435 1906 7th out of 115
Winter olympic medals > All time 125 1920 5th out of 36
World Championships in Athletics > Medals Table > Position 27. 2003
World Cup Totals > Wins 56 2006 2nd out of 72

SOURCES: Wikipedia: 2006 FIBA World Championship; World Chess Federation, 2006; World Chess Federation, 2006. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Wikipedia: 1978 European Championships in Athletics; Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA); Iain Jeffree, FIFA Country Codes Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation, 22 Oct 2009.; Football Writers Association: FWA Footballer of the Year; Wikipedia: 1996 Summer Olympics medals per capita; The Golden Book of the Olympic Games; Wikipedia: 1999 World Championships in Athletics; ESPN, FIFA Official Website, NationMaster

Citation

"Germany Sports Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Germany/Sports

  • Germany ranked first for chess > grandMasters amongst Christian countries in 2006.