Eritrea at the Olympics

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Eritrea at the
Olympics
Flag of Eritrea.svg
IOC code ERI
NOC Eritrean National Olympic Committee
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 1 1
Summer appearances
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.

Medal tables[edit]

Medals by Summer Games[edit]

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
1956–1992 as part of  Ethiopia (ETH)
United States 1996 Atlanta did not participate
Australia 2000 Sydney 3 0 0 0 0
Greece 2004 Athens 4 0 0 1 1 71
China 2008 Beijing 11 0 0 0 0
United Kingdom 2012 London 12 0 0 0 0
Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro 12 0 0 0 0
Japan 2020 Tokyo future event
Total 0 0 1 1 141

Medals by sport[edit]

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
Athletics 0 0 1 1 96
Total 0 0 1 1 141

List of medalists[edit]

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

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