Ethiopia at the 1960 Summer Olympics

Ethiopia at the
1960 Summer Olympics
IOC code ETH
NOC Ethiopian Olympic Committee
in Rome
Competitors 10 in 2 sports
Ranked 21st
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 0 0 1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Ethiopia competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. Ten competitors, all men, took part in eight events in two sports.[1] Abebe Bikila won the country's first ever Olympic medal by winning the men's marathon.


Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Bikila, AbebeAbebe Bikila Athletics Men's marathon 10 September



Five male cyclists represented Ethiopia in 1960.

Individual road race
Team time trial


  1. "Ethiopia at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". Retrieved 30 July 2014.

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