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
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Summer appearances
Winter 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. Eritrea made its winter debut at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, where Shannon-Ogbnai Abeda competed for Eritrea in the alpine skiing events.

The Eritrean National Olympic Committee was formed in 1996 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1999.

Medal tables

Medals by sport

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Athletics 0 0 1 1
Totals (1 sports) 0 0 1 1

List of medalists

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

See also

External links

  • "Eritrea". International Olympic Committee.
  • "Results and Medalists—Eritrea". Olympic.org. International Olympic Committee.
  • "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee.
  • "Eritrea". Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04.
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