Ethiopia at the Olympics

Ethiopia at the
Olympics
Flag of Ethiopia.svg
IOC codeETH
NOCEthiopian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.ethiolympic.org
Medals
Ranked 44th
Gold
23
Silver
12
Bronze
23
Total
58
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 58 medals, all long-distance events in athletics.

Ethiopia's participation in the Olympic s is organized by the Ethiopian Olympic Committee, founded in 1948 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1954.

Medal tables

Medals by sport

SportGoldSilverBronzeTotal
Athletics23112155
Totals (1 entries)23112155

List of medalists

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
 Gold Selemon Barega Japan 2020 Tokyo Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 10,000 m
 Silver Lamecha Girma Japan 2020 Tokyo Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase
 Bronze Gudaf Tsegay Japan 2020 Tokyo Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 5000 m
 Bronze Letesenbet Gidey Japan 2020 Tokyo Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 10,000 m

Multiple medalists

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 Meseret Defar Athletics 2004–2012 Summer F 2 1 0 3
4 Miruts Yifter Athletics 1972–1980 Summer M 2 0 1 3
5 Derartu Tulu Athletics 1992–2004 Summer F 2 0 1 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
9 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

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