Eritrea at the Olympics edit Extracted from Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia - Original source - History
Eritrea (ERI) made its Olympic debut at the 2000 Summer Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia. Four years later, four athletes from the country were sent to the 2004 Games in Athens.
Zersenay Tadese won Eritrea's first ever medal when he was placed third in the men's 10000 meters.
The National Olympic Committee for Eritrea was formed in 1996. It was recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1999.1
As of 2010, Eritrea has not competed in any Winter Olympic Games.