Ethiopia at the Olympics

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Ethiopia at the
Olympics
Flag of Ethiopia.svg
IOC codeETH
NOCEthiopian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.ethiolympic.org
Medals
Gold
22
Silver
11
Bronze
21
Total
54
Summer appearances
Winter appearances

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 54 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
Australia 1956 Melbourne 12 0 0 0 0
Italy 1960 Rome 10 1 0 0 1 21
Japan 1964 Tokyo 12 1 0 0 1 24
Mexico 1968 Mexico City 18 1 1 0 2 25
West Germany 1972 Munich 31 0 0 2 2 41
Canada 1976 Montreal did not participate
Soviet Union 1980 Moscow 45 2 0 2 4 17
United States 1984 Los Angeles did not participate
South Korea 1988 Seoul
Spain 1992 Barcelona 20 1 0 2 3 33
United States 1996 Atlanta 18 2 0 1 3 34
Australia 2000 Sydney 26 4 1 3 8 20
Greece 2004 Athens 26 2 3 2 7 28
China 2008 Beijing 27 4 2 1 7 18
United Kingdom 2012 London 35 3 2 3 8 24
Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro 35 1 2 5 8 44
Japan 2020 Tokyo future event
France 2024 Paris
United States 2028 Los Angeles
Total 22 11 21 54 36

Medals by Winter Games[edit]

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
Italy 2006 Turin 1 0 0 0 0
Canada 2010 Vancouver 1 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0

Medals by sport[edit]

SportGoldSilverBronzeTotal
Athletics22112154
Totals (1 sports)22112154

List of medalists[edit]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Gold Abebe Bikila Italy 1960 Rome Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's marathon
 Gold Abebe Bikila Japan 1964 Tokyo Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's marathon
 Gold Mamo Wolde Mexico 1968 Mexico City Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's marathon
 Silver Mamo Wolde Mexico 1968 Mexico City Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 10,000 m
 Bronze Mamo Wolde West Germany 1972 Munich Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's marathon
 Bronze Miruts Yifter West Germany 1972 Munich Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 10,000 m
 Gold Miruts Yifter Soviet Union 1980 Moscow Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 5000 m
 Gold Miruts Yifter Soviet Union 1980 Moscow Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 10,000 m
 Bronze Mohamed Kedir Soviet Union 1980 Moscow Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 10,000 m
 Bronze Eshetu Tura Soviet Union 1980 Moscow Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
 Gold Derartu Tulu Spain 1992 Barcelona Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 10,000 m
 Bronze Addis Abebe Spain 1992 Barcelona Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 10,000 m
 Bronze Fita Bayisa Spain 1992 Barcelona Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 5000 m
 Gold Haile Gebrselassie     United States 1996 Atlanta Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 10,000 m (OR)
 Gold Fatuma Roba United States 1996 Atlanta Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's marathon
 Bronze Gete Wami United States 1996 Atlanta Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 10,000 m
 Gold Gezahegne Abera Australia 2000 Sydney Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's marathon
 Gold Haile Gebrselassie Australia 2000 Sydney Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 10,000 m
 Gold Derartu Tulu Australia 2000 Sydney Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 10,000 m (OR)
 Gold Million Wolde Australia 2000 Sydney Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 5000 m
 Silver Gete Wami Australia 2000 Sydney Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 10,000 m
 Bronze Assefa Mezgebu Australia 2000 Sydney Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 10,000 m
 Bronze Tesfaye Tola Australia 2000 Sydney Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's marathon
 Bronze Gete Wami Australia 2000 Sydney Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 5000 m
 Gold Kenenisa Bekele Greece 2004 Athens Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 10,000 m (OR)
 Gold Meseret Defar Greece 2004 Athens Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 5000 m
 Silver Kenenisa Bekele Greece 2004 Athens Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 5000 m
 Silver Ejegayehu Dibaba Greece 2004 Athens Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 10,000 m
 Silver Sileshi Sihine Greece 2004 Athens Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 10,000 m
 Bronze Tirunesh Dibaba Greece 2004 Athens Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 5000 m
 Bronze Derartu Tulu Greece 2004 Athens Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 10,000 m
 Gold Kenenisa Bekele China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 10,000 m (OR)
 Gold Kenenisa Bekele China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 5000 m (OR)
 Gold Tirunesh Dibaba China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 10,000 m (OR)
 Gold Tirunesh Dibaba China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 5000 m
 Silver Sileshi Sihine China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 10,000 m
 Silver Meseret Defar China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 5000 m
 Bronze Tsegay Kebede China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's marathon
 Gold Meseret Defar United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 5000 m
 Gold Tirunesh Dibaba United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 10,000 m
 Gold Tiki Gelana United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's marathon (OR)
 Silver Dejen Gebremeskel United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 5000 m
 Silver Sofia Assefa United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 3000 m steeplechase
 Bronze Tariku Bekele United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 10,000 m
 Bronze Tirunesh Dibaba United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 5000 m
 Bronze Abeba Aregawi United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 1500 m
 Gold Almaz Ayana Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 10,000 m (WR)
 Silver Genzebe Dibaba Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 1500 m
 Silver Feyisa Lilesa Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's marathon
 Bronze Tamirat Tola Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 10,000 m
 Bronze Mare Dibaba Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's marathon
 Bronze Almaz Ayana Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 5000 m
 Bronze Hagos Gebrhiwet Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 5000 m
 Bronze Tirunesh Dibaba Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 10,000 m

Multiple medalists[edit]

Rank Athlete Sport Years Games Sex Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Tirunesh Dibaba Athletics 2004–2016 Summer F 3 0 3 6
2 Kenenisa Bekele Athletics 2004–2008 Summer M 3 1 0 4
3= Miruts Yifter Athletics 1972–1980 Summer M 2 0 1 3
3= Derartu Tulu Athletics 1992–2004 Summer F 2 0 1 3
3= Meseret Defar Athletics 2004–2012 Summer F 2 1 0 3
6 Mamo Wolde Athletics 1968–1972 Summer M 1 1 1 3
7 Gete Wami Athletics 1996–2000 Summer F 0 1 2 3
8= Abebe Bikila Athletics 1960–1964 Summer M 2 0 0 2
8= Haile Gebrselassie Athletics 1996–2000 Summer M 2 0 0 2
10 Almaz Ayana Athletics 2016 Summer F 1 0 1 2
11 Sileshi Sihine Athletics 2004–2008 Summer M 0 2 0 2

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

  • "Ethiopia". International Olympic Committee.
  • "Results and Medalists — Ethiopia". Olympic.org. International Olympic Committee.
  • "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee.
  • "Ethiopia". Sports-Reference.com.