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Rottenberg, Lingor lead way

Updated: August 26, 2004, 1:38 PM ET
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece -- Women's World Cup champion Germany settled for bronze at the Olympics, beating Sweden 1-0 on Thursday on Renate Lingor's goal and a spectacular game from goalkeeper Silke Rottenberg in her 100th international appearance.

Rottenberg's milestone was commemorated with flowers and a pennant from FIFA president Sepp Blatter before kickoff, and the 34-year-old German remained the star during the game with three tough saves in a two-minute span in the first half and two more great ...

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