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    2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio (110)

    Germany’s women’s football team won an Olympic gold for the first time in Rio.

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Sputnik) – Germany beat Sweden in the final match of women’s tournament on Friday, with a score of 2 to 1.

    Bronze went to Canada on Friday, which beat Brazil’s women's team with a score of 2 to 1.

    Previously, Germany’s team won three bronze medals at the women’s Olympic football tournament – in 2000, 2004 and 2008.

    Germany has also emerged victorious in the FIFA Women’s World Cup, in 2003 and 2007.

    2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio (110)


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