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Ethiopia at the Olympics

 

Ethiopia at the Olympics

Ethiopia first participated at the Olympic Games in 1956, and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since then, except for the 1976, 1984 and 1988 Games. Ethiopia also participated in the Winter Olympic Games for the first time at the 2006 Games in Turin.

Ethiopian athletes have won a total of 45 medals, all in athletics.

Ethiopia's participation in the Olympics is organized by the Ethiopian Olympic Committee, founded in 1948 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1954.

Contents

  • Medal tables 1
    • Medals by Summer Games 1.1
    • Medals by Winter Games 1.2
  • List of medalists 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Medal tables

Medals by Summer Games

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
1956 Melbourne 12 0 0 0 0
1960 Rome 10 1 0 0 1 21
1964 Tokyo 12 1 0 0 1 24
1968 Mexico City 18 1 1 0 2 25
1972 Munich 31 0 0 2 2 41
1976 Montreal did not participate
1980 Moscow 45 2 0 2 4 17
1984 Los Angeles did not participate
1988 Seoul
1992 Barcelona 20 1 0 2 3 33
1996 Atlanta 18 2 0 1 3 34
2000 Sydney 26 4 1 3 8 20
2004 Athens 26 2 3 2 7 28
2008 Beijing 27 4 1 2 7 18
2012 London 35 3 1 3 7 24
Total 21 7 17 45 39

Medals by Winter Games

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
2006 Turin 1 0 0 0 0
2010 Vancouver 1 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0

List of medalists

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Gold Bikila, AbebeAbebe Bikila 1960 Rome Athletics Men's marathon
 Gold Bikila, AbebeAbebe Bikila 1964 Tokyo Athletics Men's marathon
 Gold Wolde, MamoMamo Wolde 1968 Mexico City Athletics Men's marathon
 Silver Wolde, MamoMamo Wolde 1968 Mexico City Athletics Men's 10,000 m
 Bronze Wolde, MamoMamo Wolde 1972 Munich Athletics Men's marathon
 Bronze Yifter, MirutsMiruts Yifter 1972 Munich Athletics Men's 10,000 m
 Gold Yifter, MirutsMiruts Yifter 1980 Moscow Athletics Men's 5000 m
 Gold Yifter, MirutsMiruts Yifter 1980 Moscow Athletics Men's 10,000 m
 Bronze Kedir, MohamedMohamed Kedir 1980 Moscow Athletics Men's 10,000 m
 Bronze Tura, EshetuEshetu Tura 1980 Moscow Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
 Gold Tulu, DerartuDerartu Tulu 1992 Barcelona Athletics Women's 10,000 m
 Bronze Abebe, AddisAddis Abebe 1992 Barcelona Athletics Men's 10,000 m
 Bronze Bayisa, FitaFita Bayisa 1992 Barcelona Athletics Men's 5000 m
 Gold Gebrselassie, HaileHaile Gebrselassie     1996 Atlanta Athletics Men's 10,000 m (OR)
 Gold Roba, FatumaFatuma Roba 1996 Atlanta Athletics Women's marathon
 Bronze Wami, GeteGete Wami 1996 Atlanta Athletics Women's 10,000 m
 Gold Abera, GezahegneGezahegne Abera 2000 Sydney Athletics Men's marathon
 Gold Gebrselassie, HaileHaile Gebrselassie 2000 Sydney Athletics Men's 10,000 m
 Gold Tulu, DerartuDerartu Tulu 2000 Sydney Athletics Women's 10,000 m (OR)
 Gold Wolde, MillionMillion Wolde 2000 Sydney Athletics Men's 5000 m
 Silver Wami, GeteGete Wami 2000 Sydney Athletics Women's 10,000 m
 Bronze Mezgebu, AssefaAssefa Mezgebu 2000 Sydney Athletics Men's 10,000 m
 Bronze Tola, TesfayeTesfaye Tola 2000 Sydney Athletics Men's marathon
 Bronze Wami, GeteGete Wami 2000 Sydney Athletics Women's 5000 m
 Gold Bekele, KenenisaKenenisa Bekele 2004 Athens Athletics Men's 10,000 m (OR)
 Gold Defar, MeseretMeseret Defar 2004 Athens Athletics Women's 5000 m
 Silver Bekele, KenenisaKenenisa Bekele 2004 Athens Athletics Men's 5000 m
 Silver Dibaba, EjegayehuEjegayehu Dibaba 2004 Athens Athletics Women's 10,000 m
 Silver Sihine, SileshiSileshi Sihine 2004 Athens Athletics Men's 10,000 m
 Bronze Dibaba, TiruneshTirunesh Dibaba 2004 Athens Athletics Women's 5000 m
 Bronze Tulu, DerartuDerartu Tulu 2004 Athens Athletics Women's 10,000 m
 Gold Bekele, KenenisaKenenisa Bekele 2008 Beijing Athletics Men's 10,000 m (OR)
 Gold Bekele, KenenisaKenenisa Bekele 2008 Beijing Athletics Men's 5000 m (OR)
 Gold Dibaba, TiruneshTirunesh Dibaba 2008 Beijing Athletics Women's 10,000 m (OR)
 Gold Dibaba, TiruneshTirunesh Dibaba 2008 Beijing Athletics Women's 5000 m
 Silver Sihine, SileshiSileshi Sihine 2008 Beijing Athletics Men's 10,000 m
 Bronze Defar, MeseretMeseret Defar 2008 Beijing Athletics Women's 5000 m
 Bronze Kebede, TsegayTsegay Kebede 2008 Beijing Athletics Men's marathon
 Gold Defar, MeseretMeseret Defar 2012 London Athletics Women's 5000 m
 Gold Dibaba, TiruneshTirunesh Dibaba 2012 London Athletics Women's 10,000 m
 Gold Gelana, TikiTiki Gelana 2012 London Athletics Women's marathon (OR)
 Silver Gebremeskel, DejenDejen Gebremeskel 2012 London Athletics Men's 5000 m
 Bronze Assefa, SofiaSofia Assefa 2012 London Athletics Women's 3000 m steeplechase
 Bronze Bekele, TarikuTariku Bekele 2012 London Athletics Men's 10,000 m
 Bronze Dibaba, TiruneshTirunesh Dibaba 2012 London Athletics Women's 5000 m

See also

References

  • Ethiopia overview at Sports-Reference.com
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