Garmisch-Partenkirchen

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen

(gär`mĭsh-pär'tənkĭr`khən), town (1994 pop. 27,000), Bavaria, S Germany, in the Bavarian Alps, at the foot of the Zugspitze. It is an international winter resort and a regional commercial center. The 1936 Olympic winter games were held there. The picturesque town has two well-decorated 18th-century churches.
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Garmisch is a bustling Bavarian town dating back to 1802, while the quaint and picturesque Partenkirchen is an old Roman trading route settlement.
Chappell, of Milnsbridge, was an ice hockey player who won his gold medal at the 1936 Winter Olympics in Garmisch Partenkirchen.
CURLING: David Murdoch's team beat Ireland 6-5 and Switzerland 9-8 to sit top with Sweden after six rounds of the European Championships at Garmisch Partenkirchen in Germany.
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It was suggested by an American soldier, John de Lancie, who found Strauss living in Garmisch Partenkirchen.
CURLING: Three of the English ladies curling team due to compete in the European Championships in Garmisch Partenkirchen in Germany will be leaving from Newcastle Airport this morning.