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Eritrea at the
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IOC code ERI
NOC Eritrean National Olympic Committee
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 1 1
Summer appearances
  • 2000
  • 2004
  • 2008
  • 2012
  • 2016
  • 2020
Winter appearances
  • 2018
Other related appearances
 Ethiopia (1956–1992)

Eritrea (ERI) was first at the 2000 Summer Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia. Four years later, four athletes from Eritrea were sent to the 2004 Games in Athens. Zersenay Tadese won the country's first ever medal in the men's 10000 meters.

As of 2010, Eritrea has not been in any Winter Olympic Games.

The National Olympic Committee for Eritrea was formed in 1996. They were recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1999.

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