Olympians Who Were Elected German Athlete of the Year (92)

Athlete Nation(s) Sport(s) Role(s) Era Notes
Ronny Ackermann GER NCB Olympics 1998—2006 2005
Franziska van Almsick GER SWM Olympics 1992—2004 1993, 1995, 2002
Dieter Baumann GER
FRG
ATH Olympics 1988—1996 1992
Boris Becker GER TEN Olympics 1992 1985, 1986, 1989, 1990
Kurt Bendlin FRG ATH Olympics 1968 1967
Paul Biedermann GER SWM Olympics 2008—2016 2009
Gregor Braun FRG CTR Olympics 1976 1976
Ursel Brunner GER
FRG
SWM Olympics 1960—1964 1963
Mirl Buchner GER
FRG
ALP Olympics 1952—1956 1948
Frank Busemann GER ATH Olympics 1996—2000 1996
Laura Dahlmeier GER BTH Olympics 2014—2018 2017
Uschi Disl GER BTH Olympics 1992—2006 2005
Heike Drechsler GDR
GER
ATH Olympics / Other 1988—2000 2000
Irene Epple FRG ALP Olympics 1976—1984 1980
Maria Epple FRG ALP Olympics 1976—1984 1978
Roswitha Esser GER
FRG
CSP Olympics 1964—1972 1964
Paul Falk GER
FRG
FSK Olympics 1952 1951
Ria Falk GER
FRG
FSK Olympics 1952 1950, 1951, 1952
Hans Faßnacht FRG SWM Olympics 1968—1972 1969, 1970, 1971
Birgit Fischer-Schmidt GDR
GER
CSP Olympics / Other 1980—2004 2004
Jan Frodeno GER TRI Olympics 2008—2012 2015
Heinz Fütterer GER
FRG
ATH Olympics / Non-starter 1952—1956 1954
Manfred Germar GER
FRG
ATH Olympics / Other 1956—2001 1957
Eberhard Gienger FRG GAR Olympics 1972—1976 1974, 1978
Steffi Graf GER
FRG
TEN Olympics / Non-Medal / Other 1984—1999 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1999
Michael Greis GER BTH Olympics 2002—2010 2006
Michael Groß FRG SWM Olympics 1984—1988 1982, 1983, 1984, 1988
Ingrid Gulbin-Engel-Krämer GDR
GER
DIV Olympics / Other 1960—1968 1960
Georg Hackl GER
FRG
LUG Olympics / Other 1988—2006 1998
Fabian Hambüchen GER GAR Olympics 2004—2016 2007, 2016
Cornelia Hanisch FRG FEN Olympics 1976—1984 1985
Sven Hannawald GER SJP Olympics 1998—2002 2002
Ursula Happe GER
FRG
SWM Olympics 1952—1956 1954, 1956
Robert Harting GER ATH Olympics 2008—2016 2012, 2013, 2014
Jutta Heine GER
FRG
ATH Olympics 1960—1964 1962
Gerhard Hetz GER
FRG
SWM Olympics 1960—1964 1962, 1963
Helga Hoffmann GER
FRG
ATH Olympics 1956—1964 1965, 1966
Maria Höfl-Riesch GER ALP Olympics / Other 2010—2014 2010, 2014
Willi Holdorf GER
FRG
ATH Olympics 1964 1964
Niklas Kaul GER ATH Olympics 2020 2019
Franz Keller FRG NCB/SJP Olympics 1968—1972 1968
Angelique Kerber GER TEN Olympics 2012—2016 2016, 2018
Marika Kilius GER
FRG
FSK Olympics 1956—1964 1959
Christa Kinshofer-Güthlein FRG ALP Olympics 1980—1988 1979
Hans-Joachim Klein GER
FRG
SWM Olympics 1960—1964 1965
Herbert Klein GER
FRG
SWM Olympics 1952—1956 1950
Peter-Michael Kolbe FRG ROW Olympics 1976—1988 1975
Katrin Krabbe GDR ATH Olympics 1988 1990, 1991
Guido Kratschmer FRG ATH Olympics 1976—1984 1980
Astrid Kumbernuss GER ATH Olympics 1996—2004 1997
Martin Lauer GER
FRG
ATH Olympics 1956—1960 1959
Henry Maske GDR BOX Olympics 1988 1993
Ulrike Meyfarth FRG ATH Olympics / Other 1972—1984 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984
Ingrid Mickler-Becker GER
FRG
ATH Olympics / Other 1960—1972 1968, 1971
Malaika Mihambo GER ATH Olympics 2016—2020 2019, 2020, 2021
Rosi Mittermaier GER
FRG
ALP Olympics / Other 1968—1999 1976
Steffi Nerius GER ATH Olympics 1996—2008 2009
Magdalena Neuner GER BTH Olympics / Other 2010 2007, 2011, 2012
Dirk Nowitzki GER BKB Olympics / Other 2008 2011
Christina Obergföll GER ATH Olympics 2004—2016 2013
Marga Petersen GER
FRG
ATH Olympics 1952 1947
Heike Redetzky-Henkel GER
FRG
ATH Olympics 1984—1992 1992
Karin Reichert-Frisch GER
FRG
ATH Olympics 1964—1968 1966
Heide Rosendahl FRG ATH Olympics 1968—1972 1970, 1972
Johannes Rydzek GER NCB Olympics 2010—2022 2017
Harald Schmid FRG ATH Olympics 1976—1988 1979, 1987
Heidi Schmid GER
FRG
FEN Olympics 1960—1968 1961
Martin Schmitt GER SJP Olympics 1998—2010 1999
Uta Schorn FRG GAR Olympics 1972—1976 1973
Nils Schumann GER ATH Olympics 2000 2000
Christina Schwanitz GER ATH Olympics 2008—2020 2015
Katja Seizinger GER ALP Olympics 1992—1998 1994,1996, 1998
Britta Steffen GER SWM Olympics 2000—2012 2008
Matthias Steiner AUT
GER
WLF Olympics 2004—2012 2008
Michael Stich GER TEN Olympics 1992 1991
Hannah Stockbauer GER SWM Olympics 2000—2004 2001, 2003
Christa Stubnick GDR
GER
ATH Olympics 1956 1953
Fritz Thiedemann GER
FRG
EDR/EJP Olympics / Other 1952—1960 1958
Georg Thoma GER
FRG
NCB Olympics / Other 1960—1964 1960
Ellen Tittel-Wellmann FRG ATH Olympics 1972—1976 1975
Jan Ullrich GER CRD Olympics 2000—2004 1997, 2003
Wiltrud Urselmann GER
FRG
SWM Olympics 1960—1964 1957
Markus Wasmeier GER
FRG
ALP Olympics 1988—1994 1994
Marianne Werner GER
FRG
ATH Olympics 1952—1956 1958
Liesel Westermann FRG ATH Olympics 1968—1972 1967, 1969
Kati Wilhelm GER BTH/CCS Olympics / Other 1998—2010 2006
Eva Wilms FRG ATH Olympics 1976 1977
Hans Günter Winkler GER
FRG
EJP Olympics / Other 1956—1976 1955, 1956
Klaus Wolfermann FRG ATH Olympics 1968—1972 1972, 1973
Erik Zabel GER CRD Olympics 1992—2004 2001
Annemarie Zimmermann GER
FRG
CSP Olympics 1964—1968 1964
Alexander Zverev GER TEN Olympics 2020 2021