Eritrean National Olympic Committee

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Eritrean National Olympic Committee
Country/Region  Eritrea
Code ERI
Created 1996
Recognized 1999
Headquarters Asmara
President Mehari Tesfai
Secretary General Girmai Gebrehiwet

The Eritrean National Olympic Committee (IOC code: ERI) is the National Olympic Committee representing Eritrea. It was created in 1996 and recognised by the IOC in 1999.[1][2]

Eritrea made its debut at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney where it sent three athletes to compete in track and field events.

Presidents of Committee

  • present – Mr Mehari Tesfai

See also


  1. Grasso, John (2015). Historical Dictionary of the Olympic Movement. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 180. ISBN 978-1-4422-4859-5. |access-date= requires |url= (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Mallon, Bill; Buchanan, Ian (2007). The A to Z of the Olympic Movement. Scarecrow Press. p. 88. ISBN 978-0-8108-5645-5. |access-date= requires |url= (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>