Ethiopia at the 1960 Summer Olympics
|Ethiopia at the
1960 Summer Olympics
|NOC||Ethiopian Olympic Committee|
|Competitors||10 in 2 sports|
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
Ethiopia competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. Ten competitors, all men, took part in eight events in two sports. Abebe Bikila won the country's first ever Olympic medal by winning the men's marathon.
|Gold||Bikila, AbebeAbebe Bikila||Athletics||Men's marathon||10 September|
Five male athletes represented Ethiopia in 1960:
- Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
- Q = Qualified for the next round
- q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
- N/A = Round not applicable for the event
- Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round
|Roba Negousse||100 m||11.30||7||Did not advance|
|Moussa Said||400 m||48.30||5||Did not advance|
|800 m||1:50.49||6||Did not advance|
|Mohamed Saïd||5000 m||14:41.22||18||N/A||Did not advance|
Five male cyclists represented Ethiopia in 1960.
|Kouflu Alazar||Road race||DNF||N/A|
- Time trial
- "Ethiopia at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 30 July 2014.
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