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Eritrea at the 2004 Summer Olympics


Eritrea at the 2004 Summer Olympics

Eritrea at the Olympic Games

Flag of Eritrea
IOC code  ERI
NOC Eritrean National Olympic Committee
At the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens
Competitors 4 in 1 sport
Flag bearer Yonas Kifle
Rank: 71
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Other related appearances
 Ethiopia (1956–1992)

Eritrea competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, from 13 to 29 August 2004. The nation won its first Olympic medal ever at these Games, in its second appearance.


  • Medalists 1
  • Athletics 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Bronze Tadese, ZersenayZersenay Tadese Athletics Men's 10000 m August 20


Eritrean athletes have so far achieved qualifying standards in the following athletics events (up to a maximum of 3 athletes in each event at the 'A' Standard, and 1 at the 'B' Standard).[1][2]

  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round
Athlete Event Heat Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Yonas Kifle 10000 m N/A 28:29.87 16
Samson Kiflemariam 5000 m 13:26.97 8 Did not advance
Zersenay Tadese 5000 m 13:22.17 7 q 13:24.31 7
10000 m N/A 27:22.57 NR
Athlete Event Heat Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Nebiat Habtemariam 5000 m 16:49.01 20 Did not advance


  1. ^ " – Top Lists". IAAF. Retrieved June 4, 2011. 
  2. ^ "IAAF Games of the XXX Olympiad – Athens 2004 Entry Standards".  

External links

  • Official Report of the XXVIII Olympiad
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