Eritrean National Olympic Committee

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Eritrean National Olympic Committee
Country/Region Eritrea
CodeERI
Created1996
Recognized1999
Continental
Association
ANOCA
HeadquartersAsmara
PresidentLuul Fisshaye
Secretary GeneralAmine Teclay

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][3]

Eritrea made its debut at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney where it sent three athletes to compete in track and field events. In the 2018 Winter Games, athlete Shannon-Ogbani Abeda represented the country in skiing. [4]

Presidents of Committee[edit]

  • present – Mr Luul Fisshaye

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Grasso, John (2015). Historical Dictionary of the Olympic Movement. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 180. ISBN 978-1-4422-4859-5.
  2. ^ Mallon, Bill; Buchanan, Ian (2007). The A to Z of the Olympic Movement. Scarecrow Press. p. 88. ISBN 978-0-8108-5645-5.
  3. ^ "Eritrea - National Olympic Committee (NOC)". International Olympic Committee. 2018-01-14. Retrieved 2018-02-16.
  4. ^ http://www.africanews.com/2018/02/01/eritrea-will-be-at-2018-winter-olympics-thanks-to-canadian-born-skier//