This category should only be used for German Olympians participating in athletics (sport).
All other German Olympians should be categorized into an appropriate subcategory. Thanks!

This category concerns German track and field athletes competing for Germany:

(Germany was not invited to the 1920 & 1924 Olympics).

Or from 1968 to 1988 see also Category:Olympic athletes of East Germany.

For 1956, 1960 and 1964 see Category:Olympic athletes of the United Team of Germany.