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Ethiopia first participated at the Olympic Games in 1956. This nation has participated twice at the Winter Olympic Games.

Ethiopia has won a total of 58 medals, but only in athletics at the Summer Olympic Games.

The Ethiopian Olympic Committee was created in 1948 and recognized in 1954.

Medal Table[]

Medals by Summer Games[]

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
Melbourne 1956 12 0 0 0 0
Rome 1960 10 1 0 0 1 21
Tokyo 1964 12 1 0 0 1 24
Mexico City 1968 18 1 1 0 2 25
Munich 1972 31 0 0 2 2 41
Montreal 1976 Did not participate
Moscow 1980 45 2 0 2 4 17
Los Angeles 1984 Did not participate
Seoul 1988
Barcelona 1992 20 1 0 2 3 33
Atlanta 1996 18 2 0 1 3 34
Sydney 2000 26 4 1 3 8 20
Athens 2004 26 2 3 2 7 28
Beijing 2008 27 4 2 1 7 18
London 2012 35 3 2 3 8 24
Rio de Janeiro 2016 35 1 2 5 8 44
Tokyo 2020 37 1 1 2 4 56
Total 23 12 23 58

Medals by Winter Games[]

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
Torino 2006 1 0 0 0 0
Vancouver 2010 1 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0

Medal winners[]

Games Medal Athlete Sport Discipline
Rome 1960 Gold.png Abebe Bikila Athletics Men's Marathon
Tokyo 1964 Gold.png Abebe Bikila Athletics Men's Marathon
Mexico City 1968 Gold.png Mamo Wolde Athletics Men's Marathon
Mexico City 1968 Silver.png Mamo Wolde Athletics Men's 10000 metres
Munich 1972 Bronze.png Mamo Wolde Athletics Men's Marathon
Munich 1972 Bronze.png Miruts Yifter Athletics Men's 10000 metres
Moscow 1980 Gold.png Miruts Yifter Athletics Men's 5000 metres
Moscow 1980 Gold.png Miruts Yifter Athletics Men's 10000 metres
Moscow 1980 Bronze.png Mohamed Kedir Athletics Men's 10000 metres
Moscow 1980 Bronze.png Eshetu Tura Athletics Men's 3000 metres Steeplechase
Barcelona 1992 Gold.png Derartu Tulu Athletics Women's 10000 metres
Barcelona 1992 Bronze.png Fita Bayisa Athletics Men's 5000 metres
Barcelona 1992 Bronze.png Addis Abebe Athletics Men's 10000 metres
Atlanta 1996 Gold.png Haile Gebrselassie Athletics Men's 10000 metres
Atlanta 1996 Gold.png Fatuma Roba Athletics Women's Marathon
Atlanta 1996 Bronze.png Gete Wami Athletics Women's 10000 metres
Sydney 2000 Gold.png Gezahegne Abera Athletics Men's Marathon
Sydney 2000 Gold.png Haile Gebrselassie Athletics Men's 10000 metres
Sydney 2000 Gold.png Derartu Tulu Athletics Women's 10000 metres
Sydney 2000 Gold.png Million Wolde Athletics Men's 5000 metres
Sydney 2000 Silver.png Gete Wami Athletics Women's 10000 metres
Sydney 2000 Bronze.png Assefa Mezgebu Athletics Men's 10000 metres
Sydney 2000 Bronze.png Tesfaye Tola Athletics Men's Marathon
Sydney 2000 Bronze.png Gete Wami Athletics Women's 5000 metres
Athens 2004 Gold.png Kenenisa Bekele Athletics Men's 10000 metres
Athens 2004 Gold.png Meseret Defar Athletics Women's 5000 metres
Athens 2004 Silver.png Kenenisa Bekele Athletics Men's 5000 metres
Athens 2004 Silver.png Ejegayehu Dibaba Athletics Women's 10000 metres
Athens 2004 Silver.png Sileshi Sihine Athletics Men's 10000 metres
Athens 2004 Bronze.png Tirunesh Dibaba Athletics Women's 5000 metres
Athens 2004 Bronze.png Derartu Tulu Athletics Women's 10000 metres
Beijing 2008 Gold.png Kenenisa Bekele Athletics Men's 10000 metres
Beijing 2008 Gold.png Kenenisa Bekele Athletics Men's 5000 metres
Beijing 2008 Gold.png Tirunesh Dibaba Athletics Women's 10000 metres
Beijing 2008 Gold.png Tirunesh Dibaba Athletics Women's 5000 metres
Beijing 2008 Silver.png Sileshi Sihine Athletics Men's 10000 metres
Beijing 2008 Silver.png Meseret Defar Athletics Women's 5000 metres
Beijing 2008 Bronze.png Tsegay Kebede Athletics Men's Marathon
London 2012 Gold.png Meseret Defar Athletics Women's 5000 metres
London 2012 Gold.png Tirunesh Dibaba Athletics Women's 10000 metres
London 2012 Gold.png Tiki Gelana Athletics Women's Marathon
London 2012 Silver.png Dejen Gebremeskel Athletics Men's 5000 metres
London 2012 Silver.png Sofia Assefa Athletics Women's 3000 metres Steeplechase
London 2012 Bronze.png Tariku Bekele Athletics Men's 5000 metres
London 2012 Bronze.png Tirunesh Dibaba Athletics Women's 5000 metres
London 2012 Bronze.png Abeba Aregawi Athletics Women's 1500 metres
Rio de Janeiro 2016 Gold.png Almaz Ayana Athletics Women's 10000 metres
Rio de Janeiro 2016 Silver.png Genzebe Dibaba Athletics Women's 1500 metres
Rio de Janeiro 2016 Silver.png Feyisa Lilesa Athletics Men's Marathon
Rio de Janeiro 2016 Bronze.png Tamirat Tola Athletics Men's 10000 metres
Rio de Janeiro 2016 Bronze.png Mare Dibaba Athletics Women's Marathon
Rio de Janeiro 2016 Bronze.png Almaz Ayana Athletics Women's 5000 metres
Rio de Janeiro 2016 Bronze.png Hagos Gebrhiwet Athletics Men's 5000 metres
Rio de Janeiro 2016 Bronze.png Tirunesh Dibaba Athletics Women's 10000 metres
Tokyo 2020 Gold.png Selemon Barega Athletics Men's 10000 metres
Tokyo 2020 Silver.png Lamecha Girma Athletics Men's 3000 metres Steeplechase
Tokyo 2020 Bronze.png Gudaf Tsegay Athletics Women's 5000 metres
Tokyo 2020 Bronze.png Letesenbet Gidey Athletics Women's 10000 metres
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