Ethiopia at the Olympics

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Ethiopia was first at the Olympic Games in 1956.

The International Olympic Committee's official abbreviation for Ethiopia is ETH.[1]

History[change | edit source]

There have been competitors from Ethiopia in every Summer Olympic Games since then, except for the 1976, 1984 and 1988 Games. Ethiopia was also in the Winter Olympic Games for the first time at the 2006 Games in Turin.

Ethiopian athletes have won a total of 45 medals, all in athletics.

The National Olympic Committee for Ethiopia is the Ethiopian Olympic Committee. It was formed in 1948.

Medalists[change | edit source]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
11 Gold Bikila, AbebeAbebe Bikila 1960 Rome Athletics Men's marathon
11 Gold Bikila, AbebeAbebe Bikila 1964 Tokyo Athletics Men's marathon
11 Gold Wolde, MamoMamo Wolde 1968 Mexico City Athletics Men's marathon
22 Silver Wolde, MamoMamo Wolde 1968 Mexico City Athletics Men's 10000 metres
33 Bronze Yifter, MirutsMiruts Yifter 1972 Munich Athletics Men's 10000 metres
33 Bronze Wolde, MamoMamo Wolde 1972 Munich Athletics Men's marathon
11 Gold Yifter, MirutsMiruts Yifter 1980 Moscow Athletics Men's 5000 metres
11 Gold Yifter, MirutsMiruts Yifter 1980 Moscow Athletics Men's 10000 metres
33 Bronze Kedir, MohamedMohamed Kedir 1980 Moscow Athletics Men's 10000 metres
33 Bronze Tura, EshetuEshetu Tura 1980 Moscow Athletics Men's 3000 metre steeplechase
11 Gold Tulu, DerartuDerartu Tulu 1992 Barcelona Athletics Women's 10000 metres
33 Bronze Bayisa, FitaFita Bayisa 1992 Barcelona Athletics Men's 5000 metres
33 Bronze Abebe, AddisAddis Abebe 1992 Barcelona Athletics Men's 10000 metres
11 Gold Gebrselassie, HaileHaile Gebrselassie 1996 Atlanta Athletics Men's 10000 metres
11 Gold Roba, FatumaFatuma Roba 1996 Atlanta Athletics Women's marathon
33 Bronze Wami, GeteGete Wami 1996 Atlanta Athletics Women's 10000 metres
11 Gold Wolde, MillionMillion Wolde 2000 Sydney Athletics Men's 5000 metres
11 Gold Gebrselassie, HaileHaile Gebrselassie 2000 Sydney Athletics Men's 10000 metres
11 Gold Tulu, DerartuDerartu Tulu 2000 Sydney Athletics Women's 10000 metres
11 Gold Abera, GezahegneGezahegne Abera 2000 Sydney Athletics Men's marathon
22 Silver Wami, GeteGete Wami 2000 Sydney Athletics Women's 10000 metres
33 Bronze Mezgebu, AssefaAssefa Mezgebu 2000 Sydney Athletics Men's 10000 metres
33 Bronze Wami, GeteGete Wami 2000 Sydney Athletics Women's 5000 metres
33 Bronze Tola, TesfayeTesfaye Tola 2000 Sydney Athletics Men's marathon
11 Gold Bekele, KenenisaKenenisa Bekele 2004 Athens Athletics Men's 10000 metres
11 Gold Defar, MeseretMeseret Defar 2004 Athens Athletics Women's 5000 metres
22 Silver Bekele, KenenisaKenenisa Bekele 2004 Athens Athletics Men's 5000 metres
22 Silver Sihine, SileshiSileshi Sihine 2004 Athens Athletics Men's 10000 metres
22 Silver Dibaba, EjegayehuEjegayehu Dibaba 2004 Athens Athletics Women's 10000 metres
33 Bronze Dibaba, TiruneshTirunesh Dibaba 2004 Athens Athletics Women's 5000 metres
33 Bronze Tulu, DerartuDerartu Tulu 2004 Athens Athletics Women's 10000 metres
11 Gold Dibaba, TiruneshTirunesh Dibaba 2008 Beijing Athletics Women's 10000 metres
11 Gold Dibaba, TiruneshTirunesh Dibaba 2008 Beijing Athletics Women's 5000 metres
11 Gold Bekele, KenenisaKenenisa Bekele 2008 Beijing Athletics Men's 10000 metres
11 Gold Bekele, KenenisaKenenisa Bekele 2008 Beijing Athletics Men's 5000 metres
22 Silver Sihine, SileshiSileshi Sihine 2008 Beijing Athletics Men's 10000 metres
33 Bronze Defar, MeseretMeseret Defar 2008 Beijing Athletics Women's 5000 metres
33 Bronze Kebede, TsegayTsegay Kebede 2008 Beijing Athletics Men's marathon
11 Gold Defar, MeseretMeseret Defar 2012 London Athletics Women's 5000 m
11 Gold Dibaba, TiruneshTirunesh Dibaba 2012 London Athletics Women's 10,000 m
11 Gold Gelana, TikiTiki Gelana 2012 London Athletics Women's marathon
22 Silver Gebremeskel, DejenDejen Gebremeskel 2012 London Athletics Men's 5000 m
33 Bronze Assefa, SofiaSofia Assefa 2012 London Athletics Women's 3000 m steeplechase
33 Bronze Bekele, TarikuTariku Bekele 2012 London Athletics Men's 10,000 m
33 Bronze Dibaba, TiruneshTirunesh Dibaba 2012 London Athletics Women's 5000 m

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