Eritrea at the Olympics

Eritrea at the
Olympics
Flag of Eritrea.svg
IOC codeERI
NOCEritrean National Olympic Committee
Medals
Ranked 149th
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.[1]

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

Medal tables

Medals by sport

SportGoldSilverBronzeTotal
Athletics0011
Totals (1 entries)0011

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

References

  1. ^ Tan, Huileng (13 February 2018). "These tropical countries are taking part in the Winter Olympics for the first time". CNBC. Retrieved 14 July 2020.