Eritrea at the Olympics

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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 (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.

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

Summer

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

References

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







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