Ethiopia at the Olympics

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Ethiopia at the Olympic Games

Flag of Ethiopia
IOC code  ETH
NOC Ethiopian Olympic Committee
Website www.ethiolympic.org
Olympic history
Summer Games
Winter Games

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 69 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.

Medal tables[edit]

Medals by Summer Games[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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

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