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Eritrea at the Olympics

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Eritrea at the Olympics

Eritrea at the Olympic Games

Flag of Eritrea
IOC code  ERI
NOC Eritrean National Olympic Committee
Olympic history
Summer Games
Other related appearances
 Ethiopia (1956–1992)

Eritrea made its debut at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney where it sent three athletes to compete in track and field events. At the 2004 Games in Athens, Zersenay Tadese won Eritrea's first ever medal when he finished third in the men's 10000 meters. As of 2014, Eritrea has not competed in any Winter Olympic Games.

The Eritrean National Olympic Committee was formed in 1996 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1999.[1]


  • Medal tables 1
    • Medals by Summer Games 1.1
  • List of medalists 2
    • Summer 2.1
  • References 3

Medal tables

Medals by Summer Games

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
1956–1992 as part of  Ethiopia (ETH)
1996 Atlanta did not participate
2000 Sydney 3 0 0 0 0
2004 Athens 4 0 0 1 1 71
2008 Beijing 11 0 0 0 0
2012 London 12 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 1 1 139

List of medalists


Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Bronze Tadese, ZersenayZersenay Tadese 2004 Athens Athletics Men's 10,000 metres


  1. ^ International Olympic Committee. "Eritrean National Olympic Committee". Retrieved 2011-06-13. 
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