Saturday, February 13, 2010

German athletes aim to dominate Winter Olympics in Vancouver

A winter-sports powerhouse, Germany is hoping to dominate the Olympic Games starting in Vancouver on Friday.

But the German athletes will have their work cut out for them if they wish to repeat their feat of winning the most medals as they did four years ago in Turin. Host nation Canada, the United States, Norway, Austria and Russia are Germany’s strongest rivals for gold, silver and bronze.

The German Olympic team is sends a total of 153 athletes to this year’s Winter Games and quite a few of them are medal contenders.

To read more: http://www.thelocal.de/sport/20100212-25219.html

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