Ethiopia at the 1956 Summer Olympics

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Ethiopia at the
1956 Summer Olympics
Flag of Ethiopia (1897-1936; 1941-1974).svg
IOC code ETH
NOC Ethiopian Olympic Committee
in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors 12 in 2 sports
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Ethiopia competed in the Olympic Games for the first time at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. Twelve competitors, all men, took part in ten events in two sports.[1]


Men's 100m

Men's 200m

Men's 400m

Men's 800m

Men's 1500m

  • Mamo Wolde
    • Heat — 3:51.0 (→ did not advance)

Men's 4 x 100 Relay

Men's 4 x 400 Relay

Men's Marathon


Team road race
Individual road race


  1. ^ "Ethiopia at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". Retrieved 23 July 2014. 

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